Agapanthus (another lily by another name)

Agapanthus (another lily by another name)

I’m not quite done with my lily theme.  Enter Agapanthus… Lily of the Nile, Agapanthus, is another wonderful summer plant. Many new cultivars are proving more and more hardy which is good for us who live in zone 7 on the edge of zone 8.   Nothing says summer quite...

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A Lily By Any Other Name…

A Lily By Any Other Name…

Maybe because Susan actually means ‘Lily’ do I feel a connection with lilies. They are usually bold in colors and fragrance, tough and durable in the garden. Humm… Many types of plants are called lily, from Agapanthus to Voodoo lily. Here are a few of my favorites...

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Garlic Harvest

Garlic Harvest

As the pumpkins start to take over the garden bed I know it is time to harvest the garlic.  You may remember that I planted garlic last fall. I can tell it is ready to harvest because the tops are starting to turn yellow. Some gardeners wait until the tops are...

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