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Primula marginata, spring, 2015

  ‘Herb Dickson’ was my first Primula marginata. It has appeared on the blog several times. A great plant, it blooms early and spends the summer bulking up and spreading out so that it can return with twice as many … Continue reading

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Primula elatior, April/May 2015

I am late posting pictures this year. I am going to put them up by species/variety, in more or less chronological order, from April to September. My six Primula elatior are from one packet of seeds, meant to be subspecies … Continue reading

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A Quick Early Spring Tour

These Primula veris under the ‘Thérèse Bugnet’ roses are exposed now but will be shaded from summer heat by the leafed-out branches.   These are the same crocuses as in the previous entry, but in a different light, giving them … Continue reading

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Vacation Photos

I brought a couple dozen auriculas indoors in the fall that needed repotting, after spending the summer in a mix that was too heavy and wet. Some of the smaller ones have dwindled, but most of the bigger ones are … Continue reading

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Flowers-poking-through-snow pictures

Seeing a picture of plants in bloom before the snow around them has melted, I used to assume the flowers had been waiting, open, under the snow. But this year, for the first time, I am able to take my … Continue reading

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