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Victorian Annuals Still Popular

Victorian annuals still popular - I have visited the downtown Georgian Mansion called the Moffatt-Ladd House in Portsmouth, NH many times. What I like about it is that the garden skeleton basically dates back to the Victorian period. Today the gardeners,…

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Time to Plant Tulips

Time to plant tulips - It is October 1 and a gardener's thoughts turn to spring bulbs like tulips. For generations gardeners dug up tulip bulbs only to replant them in the Fall. Rochester, New York seedsman James Vick (1818-1882)…

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Victorians Reignited Tulip Interest

Victorians reignited tulip interest. Tulips have been popular flowers for the gardens of Europe and America since the seventeenth century. After tulip mania, when the cost of a single tulip might equal the price of a house, tulips became common…

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