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How to preserve flowers for the winter

As the sun moves south and the nights get colder, and we realize that it will not be long before a killing frost, we begin to remember the good things about summer: the warm nights, not the storms and wind. … Continue reading

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Visiting an Auburn treasure.

As I write this on Tuesday night, my spirits are high. I had a great day at the flower shop. I spent some quality time with friends and visited our farmers market. It seemed like a beautiful evening, so I … Continue reading

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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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The Canadian Garden Show, Canada Blooms

Last week I had a long and wonderful conversation with Terry Caddo, the Managing Director of the Canadian garden show, Canada Blooms This is the 20th anniversary of Canada Blooms. It Runs from March 11th through the 20th.The event has, … 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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