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What’s Blooming

Martagon lilies are a wonderful addition to any dappled shade garden. The bulbs are expensive, but when they are well-sited, martagons naturalize slowly but well. This is the Martagon ‘Claude Shride’  viewed up close in a shaft of sunlight at our … Continue reading

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Princess Irene Returns

In Fall 2013, I planted a large section of Princess Irene tulips in the bed in front of our living room windows. I don’t think Princess Irene are known for their ability to return year over year.  So I was … Continue reading

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An Early Grave

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