Christmas Decorations – Not How Much But How Well

Etched very clearly on my mind is the time I laid eyes on the Christmas rose, some years ago. It was a below-zero day in late December, and bitter winds blew in from Lake Erie, as I walked on the hard frozen ground around an estate in Cleveland,... Read More...

Christmas Letter To Gardeners

Christmas is a wonderful time of year. As the north wind blows, as snows drift ever deeper, and as the cold strengthens, human hearts beat all the more vigorously. Under the sparkling stars, white, blue, red and yellow, that grim tension we all... Read More...

Before The Ground Freezes – Water, Water and Water!

Last Summer’s serious drought has already killed some plants and injured countless others. In the vicinity of Boston, practically no rain worth mentioning fell during July and August, some places having little or none even in June. The deficiency... Read More...

Plants Make It Christmas

Who would want to celebrate Christmas without the traditional evergreens, holly and mistletoe or the lovely poinsettias and Christmas roses? Without these plants and many others, the season would be stripped of its many gay and pleasant associations. Although... Read More...

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