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Spring

The witch hazel is in bloom. That’s the first sign that spring is coming. Next will be the forsythia, and then the lilac. Since the cherry tree was new last year, I don’t know yet when to expect it. I’m … Continue reading

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Day 4–Snow Day

Another week, another blizzard. The shrubs are bent under heavy, wet snow. This morning I shook the witch hazel free of the slumping privets. I planted this shrub/tree in either 2003 or 2004. It was one of the first plants … Continue reading

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