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Eye Candy for Gardeners

This photo seems to perfectly capture one reason gardeners have such a long-standing love affair with the rose. I can’t think of another flower as delicate and elegant when first opening as a rose. The Morden Snowbeauty rose shows just … Continue reading

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One Tough Rose

Both the rose and I are back after a brutal winter. Three days ago, we actually had two inches of new snow! Fortunately, the snow vanished within forty-eight hours, but snow in mid-April is indicative of the worst winter I … Continue reading

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A New Rose, Part II

Isolating a plant ailment is confusing at times, especially distinguishing between plant nutritional issues and plant viruses. Even when the cause of the problem is traceable to a mineral deficiency, it’s important to identify which mineral is deficient in order to … Continue reading

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A New Rose, Part I

A long, cool spring–such as we had this year–requires extra patience in assessing which plants didn’t survive the winter. By mid-May, it was clear my Anemone japonica were doomed. While I adore anemone foliage, I particularly love the single-petaled flowers that … Continue reading

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