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2009-01-12 :: megan // Plants

No matter how many times I remind myself not to, I declare winter over prematurely, which makes for an excruciating start to the season when reality hits, that it’s not until April or May that the garden really does get leafy again. But I see signs, I see leaves, they’re coming! The bright gold leaves [...]

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2008-11-06 :: megan // Plants
Loved and Lost

A moment of silence for the plants that didn’t make it this year… Some were dog-trampled, some were under-watered, some didn’t get the right amount of sun exposure, and some were just ingrates. Vancouveria hexandra, which should have delicate looking fresh bright green leaves atop dainty little stems, lost its battle early in the year. [...]

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2008-10-28 :: megan // Plants

I finally got most of my plant backlog in the ground last weekend. Some have temporary locations until I get more ground cleared, but it’s better than hiding pots in the shade where they’re unlikely to be spotted by the plant prowler. I’ve been tempting fate for weeks now with armloads of unplanted stuff, but [...]

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The Sedum ‘autumn joy’ is blooming now. It’s one of the plants in the front that I’m considering taking out, because it doesn’t really move me with its salmony colored flowers,and because it’s practically everywhere, but it’s hard to evict it when it’s such a hard worker, with the dried flower heads persisting throughout much [...]

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