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Planting Bulbs: The Highs and Lows of a Cutting Garden

I’m still planting bulbs in my cutting garden; this project started about a month ago and I keep discovering more and more bulbs I want to try.  I love planting bulbs—there is such joy in anticipating those first glimpses of green sprouting up from the soil. There’s a funky little area in our backyard that […]

Spring Garden Walk

Spring has come to my garden. All of the plants and flowers are slowly stretching their leaves and tendrils up from their beds to greet the morning sunshine. In fact, due to an usually warm February, I am even getting some flowers now that normally don’t bloom until fall. The garden doesn’t care that it’s not March 21st, or that our clocks haven’t yet been set forward an hour. The truth is, It’s not a date or a time, it’s a feeling, and there is definitely that something fresh and hopeful in the air that tells us that it is, indeed, spring.