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Visiting a Local Private Garden

Last week I had the pleasure of visiting a private garden on three acres, south of Boston. The major plant in the garden is the hosta. You might call the owners in fact hosta collectors. Three hundred hosta cultivars add…

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Iris – Poor Man’s Orchid

Noel Kingsbury in his splendid encyclopedia [I call it that!] of plants Garden Flora has several pages devoted to the Iris. He says, "Iris growing is largely a connoisseur's hobby, although in the appropriate climate, a group that requires much…

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Always Blue Delphinium

Just received a catalog from one of my favorite perennial growers Bluestone. A perennial that I planted many years ago is the delphinium, a flower that has been part of the flower garden for a long time. It's color is…

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Leaving My Garden after 33 Years

The last couple of weeks have provided me with all sorts of feelings. We are selling our New England house after thirty-three years. The land around our house, three quarers of an acre, has been my garden and has taught…

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