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Cold Climate Gardening · 1W ago

Spring Is Buried Under A Blizzard: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day March 2017

I just knew a mild February would mean trouble later on. Spring in February doesn't happen...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2W ago

Yes, You Can Cut Back Dead Plants Too Early

I cut the dead foliage off my hellebores in February, and I paid the price in March. How w...
Cold Climate Gardening · 4W ago

The Felling of the Oak

Our house “was built for a newlywed couple in 1885. The big oak tree in the front yard was planted the year they moved in and the maple tree was also one they planted,” according to information provided by the previous owner. I was thinking about thi...
Cold Climate Gardening · 1M ago

Sometimes Plants Surprise Me: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day February 2017

Sometimes plants surprise me. It surprises me that this ‘Sweet Nymph’ amaryllis is bloomin...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

The January Thaw

The January thaw is an accepted part of weather lore around here--thaw being a relative te...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

Christmas (rose) in January: Garden Bloggers Bloom Day January 2017

It’s January, and here in the northern reaches of North America we don’t expect to find fl...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

Kerry’s Webinar and My Talk

Inspired Designs Webinar by Kerry Mendez Just a quick reminder to sign up for Kerry Mendez...
Cold Climate Gardening · 2M ago

Dreaming Up A Bridge

When we first moved here, a bridge across the creek was a fantasy, something that might ha...
Cold Climate Gardening · 3M ago

Do you really want to grow your own wedding flowers?

My son Rundy (a former contributor to this website) and his sweetheart Debbie announced th...
Cold Climate Gardening · 3M ago

Inspired Design Lessons: New Webinar from Kerry Ann

My next webinar, Inspired Design Lessons Learned from Magnificent Gardens in England, Cana...