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Feb 7, 2011
plant of the week
Spring comes in waves in the Pacific Northwest. First we have the native osoberry (Oemleria cerasiformis ) whose green, chain-like flowers light up the woods in January. Next come the...
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Feb 4, 2011
things to do this weekend
While I’m not quite ready to stick my shovel in the sodden ground, I’m definitely hot to trot when it comes to gathering inspiration and – well, okay – buying plants. Especially hellebores. In...
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Jan 31, 2011
plant of the week
Gosh, I’m predicable: I enthuse about sweet box (Sarcococca sp.) every January and February. Also known as Christmas box and Himalayan box, these demure shrubs possess the sweetest scent around...
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Jan 17, 2011
get dirty
Recently, accomplished gardener friends on Facebook have been proudly announcing that they have completed their late winter garden clean-up. I usually wait til the first week of February to cut...
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Dec 14, 2010
favorite plants
When I say, "great plants," I mean "great plants in my garden… right now." There are countless best and most wonderful winter-interest plants listed in gardening books, magazines and on line. I...