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Mixing It Up: Flowers, Foliage and Vegetables

By | 2018-02-20T20:40:49+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

Taking a friend home the other day, we briefly stopped at my house first.  From the windows of the car I stared at the new growth popping up in the Yellow Garden that leads to the front door. Bright chartreuse infused all with a light haze of spring color, though many taller structural elements still [...]

Optimal Growing Conditions? A few thoughts.

By | 2018-02-20T20:41:02+00:00 November 4th, 2016|

A bit of research work has had me at my books lately, looking up optimal growing conditions for several plants and making notes for spring purchases. It has taken me years to successfully grow poppies, or rather, for seeds to find the right conditions in which to flourish. However, even at half-strength they have [...]