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blooming today

March 16, 2012
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Friends, Daffodils are opening like crazy. With the warm weather and lots of rain, the stems are growing quickly. Then many fall over in the rain. But the blooms are…

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Surprise of the day

March 14, 2012
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Whoa! This little flower opened late today, and I’ve no idea what it is. It’s growing in a pot, so I’m guessing it’s a seedling, but the writing is worn…

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blooming today

March 14, 2012
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Friends, This little tazetta is blooming in the open ground. I grew it in a pot for several years, and it increased enough that I planted it in the garden.…

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Sprite 1 W-W

March 14, 2012
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Friends, The attached photo is of the Alec Gray miniature 1 W-W, ‘Sprite’. It has been open for several days. On opening it was a 1 W-Y, but the trumpet…

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soil testing

Thanks to all who replied to my question about soil testing. I’ve a call in to Ohio State, waiting for a reply. I’d already decided to cover the beds with…

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soil testing

Friends, I’ve just returned from taking soil samples to my county ag agent, only to be informed that the only testing will be for N, P, K. What I wanted…

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