The fuchsias are coming. But will spring be ready?

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Since the depths of January, there hasn’t been much new going on outside. It's been basically the same pattern. Freeze. Snow. Freeze. Snow. Freeze. The over-wintering pots of fuchsias are… well… still impatiently over-wintering and...➤ Read More
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Prisoners of the snow

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The Garden remains encased in snow but my windmill palm seeds finally arrived in the mail. I’ve been coveting Trachycarpus fortunei ‘Wagnerianus’ for a while. This was even my second attempt to get my hands...➤ Read More
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Come on, Kwintet, be a good sport

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Something funny happened in the garden this morning. No, the squirrels didn’t leave a fruit basket on the back step with knock and a nice note apologizing for having gnawed off the lily buds...➤ Read More
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The pencils' progress

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About a month ago and a half ago, after the middle of December, I took some cuttings from the Fuchsia regia ssp. reitzii I have growing out in the garden, If you remember...➤ Read More
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Of pencils and plants

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Despite that freak snowstorm that really walloped the Northeast corner of the United States a few days before Halloween this year, it’s actually been a long, slow slide...➤ Read More
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