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Sea Kale—Eat your perennials!

Posted by on Mar 13, 2015 in Featured, Perennials | 0 comments

I love the idea of perennial vegetables, they take the toil out of preparing the annual garden. Sea kale is a wonderful vegetable plant...

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Prunus mume—A Winter Wonder

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Trees and Shrubs | 2 comments

   Japanese Flowering Apricot is, perhaps, my favorite of all flowering trees. Prunus mume are among the very first things to awaken when...

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Corylopsis—The Golden-Leaved Winter Hazel

Posted by on Mar 5, 2015 in Trees and Shrubs | 0 comments

This is such an elegant shrub, I love the graceful structure of Corylopsis—it holds the perfect balance between exuberance and restraint....

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Heptacodium miconioides SEVEN-SONS PLANT

Posted by on Mar 3, 2015 in Trees and Shrubs | 0 comments

I am fascinated by plants with stories; plants that have been “lost”, only to be discovered still in the wild, or sadly plants that have...

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