Monthly Archives: March 2014

Bringing the Outdoors In II

Spring lures out my favorite flowers – the daffodils. Combined with forsythia, their sunny cheerfulness chases away winter doldrums. We’re a little late for St David’s Day (March 1), but we still enjoy the flowers named for him. And many … Continue reading

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Forsythia

Recently, I’ve been asked about the care of Forsythias. These are a bright, yellow Spring flowering plant that herald Spring. When in bloom, they are also a great reminder that it’s time to prune your roses. When the blooms are … Continue reading

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Bringing the Outdoors In

One of the easiest things you can do when the weather is dreary and you need some brightness, is forcing flowerings plants to open. I brought in some magnolia branches (the white fuzzy buds), rhododendrons with flower buds not yet … Continue reading

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Pre-Spring Activities

It feels odd to write about Spring gardening tasks while most of North America is still under inches, if not feet of snow. And I realize that many of you in the UK are still dealing with flooding. But this … Continue reading

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