I’m Learning How to Grow Lilacs

I look forward to seeing my hydrangeas grow and bloom this year, but first I will see the lilacs bloom. I don’t have very impressive lilac bushes, I will admit. The yard is very shady and I am not used to dealing with this type of plant. Lilacs don’t grow in Florida, where I lived […]

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I Want Some Dandelions!

In my area of the country (New Hampshire) there are no signs of spring, let alone dandelions! It’s mid-March and the temps have barely been out of the 20’s lately. A lot of snow still covers the ground and it’s frozen solid. Only the little melted circle over the septic tank gives me a view […]

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Yes, Blooms This Year! Bearded Iris in Blue and White

This is the first time I have seen flowers on my blue and white iris that was planted about 2 years ago. Last summer there were lots of leaves, but no blooms. So to see the stalk shoot up from those tall, flat leaves and end up with four buds, was very exciting for me! […]

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