The Gardener's Apprentice

March 27, 2017
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Spring Interrupted

The snow is finally melting in my part of the world, after an intensely hyped “blizzard” ten days ago.  Gardeners are emerging from their lairs and approaching their beds, borders and overwintered containers with low expectations.  After an “open” winter, … Continue reading

February 10, 2014
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Joseph Rock

If I were to succeed in the nefarious scheme of annexing my neighbor’s property, I would immediately create a garden room devoted to peonies of all sorts.  In my mind’s eye, the scene unfolds, with hundreds of garden peonies, otherwise … Continue reading