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October 23, 2017
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October’s End

When I am alone in my garden in late October I often think about music, especially Ralph Vaughn Williams’ elegiac settings of English folk tunes.  My favorite is the haunting “Fantasia on Greensleeves,” because the musical images just seem right … Continue reading

September 13, 2012
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Hellebore Abundance

There is something very valuable in getting down on your knees and weeding or planting bulbs.  Today when I was putting in some fall-blooming crocus, I noticed what I thought was a patch of clover right by a large clump … Continue reading