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Raffish stand

In “Be Mine, Valentine” earlier this year, a raffia covered stand of tubes was created for a Valentine’s Day centerpiece (see Archives, Feb 14, 2016).  It’s time to redecorate this stand for summer. In the original instructions, sitting on the … Continue reading

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Kaleidoscope…the horticulture

Remember our friend from last Winter? The winter that wouldn’t leave?   The snow still arriving in May? You can imagine the committee’s dismay and worry that the horticulture classes of Kaleidosocope might be less than robust. To our immense delight … Continue reading

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Lights, Camera, BLOOMing!

At the Philadelphia Flower Show, Horticulture resides in the spacious Hamilton Horticourt, where all manner of horticulture, coddled and cosseted by their growers, is shown to great advantage. In gravel areas, hundreds of forced bulbs vie for attention and the … Continue reading

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