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First Blooms 2017

Snow came late this year with heavier snows in March and April 1st. Our crocuses were finally up on April 5th and are waiting for more sun to open. Little hands were excited to find them. We also found one … Continue reading

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First Blooms 2016

This winter has been in sharp contrast to last, with hardly any snow. Last year at this time we still had large piles. Our first bloom year was a snowdrop, followed by a winter aconite on March 10th. A few … Continue reading

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First Blooms

Our first crocuses appeared on Easter Sunday April 5th, but they stubbornly refused to open all last week as the weather was cold and gray. They weathered a couple of inches of ice and snow mid-week, and finally opened yesterday. … Continue reading

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First Blooms

Crocus Winter Aconite This year is the latest date we’ve had for the first blooms. We look forward to many more to come! First bloom 2013: March 31 First bloom 2012: March 19 First bloom 2011: April 4

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Last week I went to Cider Hill Gardens to buy a new peony. They have an amazing collection. If you’re local, they have a peony open house weekend this coming weekend. I took photos of some of the ones I … Continue reading

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