Fall Mums in Spring, Practical Gardening Series

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Mentioning hardy mums in the spring may seem like an oxymoron. Let me explain. For years as a garden consultant I’ve heard homeowners say what bad luck they’ve had growing perennial chrysanthemums. They plant the big cushy mums every fall and rarely find that they survived the winter. Tired of failing they stop planting them [Read More...]

A Walk through the Garden

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Today’s walk actually wasn’t…I didn’t feel  well enough to do a lot of walking. Yet I felt an obligation to you, my readers, to post pictures of posies…that’s what I do on Wednesdays. So on my way to rest in the embrace of Our Lord at the Adoration Chapel, I stopped at my favorite greenhouse [Read More...]


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