Tag Archives: Magnolia ‘Jane’

Spring with Jacques Brel

This is the time for gardens to sing This is the time for April showers This is the time when Gardens are King This is the time when gardeners garden. Put on your gloves and your high rubber boots Muck … Continue reading

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Turtles on the Log, All’s Well with Spring

Greetings from A Heron’s Garden on this, the first glorious spring day of 2014. There’s a brisk breeze, but a kind sun and clear blue skies. I am exuberant. The soil is still cold and water still pools in the … Continue reading

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In Praise of Winter Stalwarts

Old man sun crossed the equinox right on schedule early last week. The spring parade begins. Redbud, crabapple, serviceberry, lady banks rose, forsythia, spireas, flowering almond, liberated by light from winter’s deep sleep, are racing to be brightest and best. … Continue reading

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