Tag Archives: spring bulbs

Just a Quickie

Bet you noticed the new header photo.  Decided it was finally safe to replace the winter, snow-covered potager with a bit of spring color.  The photo isn’t great, but I just didn’t want to take any more daylight time to … Continue reading

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End of the Month

February has come to an end….the warmest February in Indiana’s officially recorded weather history.  Even so, my gardens look pretty bleak, especially compared to many of the other blogs’ postings and photos.  I just keep telling myself, “spring is creeping … Continue reading

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To Trim or Not to Trim

   That is the question I ask myself every autumn.  Over the years I’ve had differing philosophies.  Some years  at the herb farm, all of the dead leaves and dying stalks remained in the gardens for the birds to enjoy … Continue reading

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Bulb Evaluation

  Two of my favorite bulb catalogs arrived today, and that set my mind to dreaming.  The photos and descriptions are so tempting and tantalizing that before I got carried away with ordering, I knew I should review my notes … Continue reading

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I haven’t forgotten

A few posts ago (“It’s Tulip Time”) I promised that we would discuss some of the other bulbs that can add so much to the garden scene in not only early spring, but later into that gap before early summer as … Continue reading

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