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Flowers, Plants and Things —-Sex in the Garden

And you thought that it was we humans who had all the fun. When it comes to attracting partners to getting someone to help fertilize those eggs, most of us don’t have the allure that many plants do. They use … Continue reading

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Fascinating Roses

Over the past several months I have become fascinated with roses; garden roses. While cut roses are my favorite flower in the whole world I have not had a lot to do with any in my garden. And, since I … Continue reading

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What’s the Difference?

Here we are, in mid-March again. Those dozens of seed catalogs are in and it seems that you can’t go anywhere without running into racks of Ferry Morse or Burpee seeds, to mention but two of the many seed companies. … Continue reading

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Summer Cut Flowers

Here are a few bits of information that will add to your success with summer flowers. Some, like Dahlias, must be cut when about three quarters in full bloom. Once they are removed from the plant they just about stop … Continue reading

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Sycamore Hill Gardens

There is the open house at Sycamore Hill Gardens, let me tell you of event. This private 35 acre garden, owned by Karen and George Hanford, is located on Old Seneca Turnpike, just before the village of Marcellus. A couple … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Edible Flowers

I love March. It is time for all the seed catalogs to arrive and as I go from store to store I marvel at all the beautiful packets of seeds. I want to go out and clear some snow and … Continue reading

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Christmas Cactus

I love this time of year. Everyone seems to have a favorite story about their or their Mom’s or Grandma’s Christmas cactus. And every one is interesting. Many families started theirs more than a hundred years ago and pieces broken … Continue reading

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