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Question on herbicide use

A good friend of mine says that she thinks repeated use of Preen has a deleterious effect on her daffodils.  She says she has lost lots of bulbs, and thinks…

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Last Roundup

I walked around the garden to see what flowers might still be in good condition after our 85+ degree day.  Not a lot.   The first photo is of a very…

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Growing in pots vs. growing in the open

April 21, 2014
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As you can see from Tom’s post of the CODS show winners, I won the Mini Gold with Harold’s 03-036-8.  This was grown in the open.  Over three weeks ago, I posted…

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Another touch of spring

March 28, 2014
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Spring is slowly coming.  Today, ‘Heidi’s Sister’ is opening, but nothing more on the horizon.  Well, maybe a bloom of ‘Small Talk’ is not too far off.  I’ve had one…

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Spring in Ohio? Maybe for a day or two

March 24, 2014
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Spring seems a long way away in Ohio, too, but we’ve had two or three days of warm weather, with temperature in the 60s.  This little trumpet seedling is trying to…

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Blooms in the kitchen

January 29, 2014
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The little pots of bulbs are still in my kitchen, as the temperature in the garage was 20F when last I checked.  I’m keeping the house at 65F for the…

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