Snowed under… so what?

Sous la neige

In Papi Joe’s garden, each plant copes with the snow according to its specific characteristics. The snow does not scare off the ‘snow heather’ or the Japanese azalea ‘Amoena’. Snow plus frost flatten the hellebores on the ground (but they will rise again) and scorch the pretty pink flowers of…

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De gustibus et odoribus…

The narcissus Tazetta ‘Paperwhite Ziva’, continued… Further to my recent article of January 10th ” Why do my Paperwhites stink? “, here are the results of a small survey conducted on the 2 gardeners’ forums that I attend. Paperwhite Narcissus: sweet or foul smell? Arrosoirs & Sécateurs Gardeners’ World lovely…

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A new compost item

The postman brought me a brochure in a compostable wrapping. Cool! I have just added this wrapping to my compost to study its evolution towards total breakdown. Since I had a new specimen roll of “Lotus” toilet roll on hand, I inserted the brochure wrapping inside the roll and put…

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