Monthly Archives: May 2018

Mending Winter’s Mischief

Chicken Soup for the Garden(er?) (All photos in the text are of Camellia sasanqua ‘Yuletide,’ a very large, 20-year-old shrub that has bloomed prolifically and dependably but is now in a precarious battle for survival.)  Weather! Weather! Weather! We complain. … Continue reading

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The Winter of Three Degrees Part III

Guerillas in the Garden, or Try not to Throw the Baby out with the Bath Water Let me tell you what did staggeringly well over the winter. Lesser celandine! If you have read my post of March 2012, The Weed … Continue reading

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