Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

Spring Bulbs, speeches and weather

Spring bulbs are popping up all over the garden. ?Naturalizig bulbs such as scilla, chionodoxa and species tulips are everywhere. And even though it isn't picture perfect yet, they are making the most of the sun. ?In fact if the weather gets much hotter most of them will fry. ?Making...

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Winter Damage #2

I don?t think I made it clear about clearing away leaves: you do have to get some of those matted leaves off?areas that have bulbs in them. I found using a stick to lift them carefully off the struggling bulbs beneath worked really well. Anything that?s loose can be left...

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Winter Damage #1

Rain and higher temps have finally removed the four foot high stack of snow Dashy, my grandson, and I built last weekend. It was stacked over the drywell and has melted leaving the garden and all its flaws exposed to view. ?Of course the spring garden early early spring garden looks...

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Earth Hour

Well Earth Hour was sure a bust on our immediate streets. The grassroots types of course ate by candlelight but entire houses remained lit up. The same people who put out huge amounts of garbage and have two cars. But the great disappointment is that the whole street was lit...

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