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Magical Muscari

Muscari, also commonly known as blue grape hyacinths, are a magical spring bloom.  The one above is Ocean Magic. Many gardeners are not so fond of them, as they are often known as an invasive flower.   Truth is, one variety of … Continue reading

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Days of Grace

Graceful Tahiti Daffodils A multi bloom Tazetta Daffodil. This is Avalanche. It has proven to be a good forcer and it has grown well planted in the garden. It is also fragrant. I often plant bulbs after they have been … Continue reading

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Windy Day

It looks great, and it was warm, but the wind got to be too much. Guess that is what we expect in March, kite flying weather, too bad I didn’t have a kite. More daffodils are opening every day. Above … Continue reading

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The Real April Fool

Well, that would be me!   I thought I might get in a few days of joyful gardening during spring break.  The daffodils are emerging among the new green of the daylilies. My favorite hyacinths are showing their buds. A lone … Continue reading

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Spring

Spring came and seems to be running away.  We have days that seem like summer and then days like today, rainy with a chance of frost in the morning.  I have held off planting a few new perennials that I … Continue reading

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Solar Spring

So the local weatherman reports that today is the start of Solar Spring, and I do like to hear that.   Starting February 5th, there is a more rapid increase in daylight hours in the northern hemisphere.  Things are starting to turn around and … Continue reading

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Oh Happy Days

a href=”https://obsessivecompulsivegardening.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/picture-001.jpg”> All signs point to the arrival of spring. We have had a few burst of snow here and there, but I am going to hold fast to the belief that the snow is now gone forever. The transformation … Continue reading

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O Spring, Spring, Wherefore Art Thou Spring?

Spring started to appear, so it seemed. Robins appeared, and even the red winged blackbird arrived, and that is a sure sign that spring should be here. The crocus started to bloom and even a few bees were spotted. Where … Continue reading

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Meteorological Spring is Here!

Meteorological spring occurred on March 1st in the northern hemisphere, and I welcome it! Now I do remember that I did not like the idea of a meteorological fall, but I will accept the meteorological spring. While the vernal equinox … Continue reading

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