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Cold Climate Gardening · 5d ago

October’s Bounty: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day October 2017

Visitors asked about two plants at my Colchicum Open Garden. The first one is readily avai...
Cold Climate Gardening · 3W ago

The Most Important Thing To Fight Cabin Fever

I am pretty excited about being a part of the Great Plants Symposium next week. I am looki...
Cold Climate Gardening · 3W ago

Is It A Garden Plant Or A Weed Wildflower?

Every flower is a wildflower--a native plant--somewhere, though this is easy to forget when that "somewhere" is on the other side of the world. On the other hand, it's easy to take our own native wildflowers for granted, or even despise them as weeds...
Cold Climate Gardening · 1M ago

Good Fall Is Here! Garden Bloggers Bloom Day September 2017

In my mind there are two kinds of fall: "Good" Fall and "Bad" Fall. Good Fall is what we h...
Cold Climate Gardening · 1M ago

Earliest Colchicums

Colchicum season has started! In this post I highlight the earliest blooming colchicums in...
Cold Climate Gardening · 1M ago

Jewelweed: Wildflower Wednesday

If you have to have a weed in your garden, jewelweed is a great choice. In fact, if it doe...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who wrote in and told me they were still getting blog notifications....
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

Why Can’t It Just Work?

This is a test to see if MailChimp is sending out an email notification after I publish a ...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

New Plants Blooming In August

There is a comfort in seeing plants bloom when you expect them to bloom. You sense the rhy...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

Rescuing the Madonna Lily: Lilactree Farm Garden Notes, No. 4, 2017

Have you ever rescued a plant in your garden that had almost died out? Sometimes we can move such a plant and nurse it back to health in a new location. Guest contributor Brian Bixley did just that with the Madonna lily, called by Helen Dillon "the l...