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The Garden Waits Not for Its Gardener

“Time waits for no man,” may be the well-known saying, but when I arrived home Monday evening, after five days in Austin, I thought, “The garden waits not for its gardener,” was a much more appropriate sentiment. When I opened the car door, I was enveloped in the sweet perfume of Viburnum juddii. I breathed… Continue reading The Garden Waits Not for Its Gardener

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2017 is the Year of the Daffodil

I don’t know a soul who doesn’t love daffodils. Like rays of sunshine rising from the ground, they announce the arrival of spring, the commencement of another growing season and renewal. Whether they are commonly called jonquils or daffodils, Narcissus are easy to grow and dependably long-lived, often outliving the gardener who planted them. With… Continue reading 2017 is the Year of the Daffodil