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December 19, 2017
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General Kohler

Somewhere out in my yard, General Köhler lies sleeping peacefully under a light blanket of snow.  I expect he is snoring, or would be, if he were not a hyacinth bulb waiting for the earth to warm up next spring. … Continue reading

April 20, 2015
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Little Iris

A neighbor stopped by not long ago and said, “What are those beautiful aqua iris by your front walk?”  The iris in question were small but glorious, resembling a cluster of orchids or a small flock of butterflies hovering just … Continue reading

August 27, 2012
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Book Review–Bulb Forcing by Art Wolk

Most of us who live in cold winter climates get sick of winter just about the time that sleet, ice, snow and gray days really get going.  That depressing period generally starts after the first of the year, when the … Continue reading