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   Oct 04

September in retroperspective, an unusually warm month

We have had a great summer and an Indian summer too. September really was a split personality month, the early half was almost like summer while the second half changed to chilly autumn almost within hours. Wise of my previous autumns where I have waited a bit too long to bring in my frost tender [...]

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   Jul 24

Christmas in July!

I don’t like it when I’m told that something is impossible; it gives me the itch to prove otherwise. Take for example the widely believed fact that you can’t save and grow Christmas plants longer than Easter, and that’s a stretch. Well, I can! I have had several Amaryllis bulbs flowering again, in fact I [...]

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