Sitting in an Oakleaf Hydrangea

While you likely were celebrating the July 4th holiday this past weekend, I was observing the Invasive Rose Eradication holiday weekend. You've not heard of it? Strange. Amongst the billions of plants I have on my property, I am blessed with a few varieties of invasive rose species. Charming creatures. The beauty of invasive species …

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Blood, Sweat, and Tears

Guest post by Poppy We arrived Tuesday (June7th) late in the evening after spending 3 hours in a long narrow parking lot in PA. Later we managed 10 miles in a little less than an hour in CT. TEARS!!! We finally took some back roads and arrived after 8 PM - should have arrived at …

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Plant Identification: The Scientific Method

I may have mentioned that my plant knowledge is below average (more than one standard deviation below the mean for you stats people). As the weather heats up, more flowers bloom. I love blooming flowers except that as I spend this year trying to get acquainted with my gardens, I'd like to know their names. So, I have …

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