Tag Archives: Clematis ‘Ice Blue’

The twig cucumber trellis

Garden plans appear to work for other people, and I am developing a theory–just in its infancy but coming along you know– that there are miscellaneous so-called Rules of Nature which do not apply to life as I know it. … Continue reading

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Spirea redux

¬†Subscribe in a reader One day in January I pruned the old spirea bush in a way that was alarming to some readers.¬† You may remember this image from the subsequent dreams it inspired: For a while this spring I … Continue reading

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