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Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – May 2020

First, it seemed like we would have our last spring frost in March this year–it was so delightfully mild. Then early April brought a quick dip into a frosty night or two before moderating again: okay, still unusually early for a last frost, but…

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – April 2020

After many years of focusing on big, sun-loving, late-season plants, I have gradually been working on adding spring interest to the gardens here at Hayefield, and my efforts are starting to pay off. There are still many more opportunities to explore, but it’s a…

Make the Most of Self-Sowers (Part 2)

Last month, I started discussing one of my favorite kinds of seeds: the self-sowers. ¬†Though they have a reputation for being easy, self-sowers tend to make their own rules, sometimes needing specific germination conditions and benefiting from a little custom care to work to…