Monthly Archives: June 2012

I told you there would be roses

Yes, roses at last, rain or shine. Rather a lot of them actually. This is a climber called Sombreuil, which is said something like Sohm-BRU-ee, named in 1850 for a young French woman who saved her father from the guillotine … Continue reading

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The poppies I kept

 Subscribe in a reader I grew these peachy-pink Oriental poppies from seed (“Pizzicato Mix”) a few years ago when the Plant Goddess and  I were selling our home-grown herbs and flowers every Saturday at a summer outdoor farmer’s market. We … Continue reading

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