Monthly Archives: February 2011

Kohlrabi ‘Kolibri’

You know that life is on the brink when visions of kohlrabi start invading your daydreams. Yep, desperation has hit that point here. But can you blame me? If there’s anything worse than winter, it’s mud season. I realize that … Continue reading

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Fritillaria meleagris

A million roadblocks stand between tulips and me. If they aren’t sabotaged by rodents, deer do them in. Tulips happen here, but sometimes it’s nice to grow a plant that doesn’t require dowsing with fermented salmon and rotten eggs, if … Continue reading

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Cosmos bipinnatus ‘Rubenza’

Why am I preoccupied with red this week, I wonder? Somehow it seems apropos to talk blush when Valentine’s Day vendors have painted our world wall-to-wall red. But if you assumed from the last sentence that this is about long-stemmed … Continue reading

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Hemerocallis ‘Primal Scream’

Where would we be without our friends? They offer drive-by advice, they bring plants, they fuel addictions. If I suddenly crave hemerocallis where formerly I was lukewarm, the blame can be solidly pinned on Richard Daniel and Sydney Eddison. Before … Continue reading

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