Archive - January - 2016
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Witch Hazel (Hamamelis):  January Sunshine

Witch Hazel (Hamamelis): January Sunshinefeatured

As soon as the New Year is over, here in the Willamette Valley I start looking for signs of spring in my yard.  I find them everywhere:  catkins forming on trees, daffodils pushing out of the ground, and pussywillows—getting fuzzy.  But the first thing to bloom is Witch Hazel.  Witch Hazel is an essential in Read more

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Paperwhites…Transformed into Something New!

Paperwhites…Transformed into Something New!featured

Happy New Year!  We were gone for 9 days, skiing on Mt. Hood.  (See my instagram for some photos).  I was delighted to come home to blooming paperwhites!  I first planted these on December 12, and I previously made a Christmas-inspired arrangement in my post “Indoor Gardening: Paperwhites (When the Weather Outside is Frightful..)”.  They are Read more

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