Archive - January - 2016
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

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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