The Gardener's Apprentice

September 22, 2014
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Blue Stars

Unless you are a teenager, it is generally a good thing to be “grounded.” For non-teens, the word implies common sense and a focus on reality, as opposed to flights of fantasy. People who are grounded are reliable—the kind you … Continue reading

December 9, 2013
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Begonias–A Moment in the Sun

These days plant dealers need specimens that do the following things: look good ninety-eight percent of the time; provide reliable color or interest; perform in part shade; flourish in gardens or containers and require very little care.  Breeders have slaved … Continue reading