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Early & Cool Weather Flowers Podcast
Early & Cool Weather Flowers [Podcast]
April 2, 2021

If you patiently and diligently shoveled your way through the winter, you deserve a reward. Choosing some cool weather lovers can…

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Corylus colurna leaf buds
Corylus Colurna Buds-a-Poppin’
April 7, 2020

Corylus colurna (Turkish filbert) leaf buds – are they ever plumping nicely! I so look forward to watching leaves unfurl all…

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Magnolia stellata - morning of bloom
Magnolia Stellata: Such a Lovely Southern Belle
May 20, 2019

Magnolia stellata. Lovely star magnolia. What would we do without your spring floral splendor? Although the zone 5 appearance was fleeting…

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Orixa japonica, leaf
Orixa japonica, Rutaceae (Citrus) Family
April 12, 2019

Such a lovely shrub, it should be more widely available. In early geological publications, the existence of Orixa japonica was found…

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Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Split Rock' with some cold frosting
Plants & Cold – What to Do?
April 11, 2019

As gardeners watch the gentle emergence of spring flowering bulbs and the unfurling new leaves of perennials, shrubs and trees with…

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Amsonia tabernaemontana flowers will fade to a pale, icy blue as they age
Amsonia Tabernaemontana: Quite a Garden Trooper
March 7, 2019

Amsonia tabernaemontana is quite a garden trooper. My respect for this plant, commonly called Blue Star Flower, has gained ground this…

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