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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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The Stately Glad

Can a summer pass without your enjoying the beautiful gladiolus at least a half-dozen times? No flower is more masculine than a bold, tall red spike, or more delicate than the lovely, small flowered pink Friendship variety. Few other bulb … Continue reading

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Garlic, the Stinking Rose

Garlic, often called the Stinking Rose is a crucial part of many cuisines around the globe. From San Francisco (where there is a restaurant called “The Stinking Rose,” and the Napa Valley to New Orleans and New York, across the … Continue reading

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