Another Yellow Dangly Shrub

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My mom is a gardener with a Heronswood Problem(™).  Rare and unusual things frequently appear in pots, crowding the driveway when I arrive to visit.  We always take time for a turn around the garden, sometimes with a cup of coffee, sometimes with secateurs.  When we get to the lower terrace, she speaks in reverent […]

Crocus Celebration

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At the end of yet another dreary Seattle winter, I understand why us hardcore Hort-Heads sally forth without any regard for the pouring rain just to look at tiny, ephemeral flowers.  I was delighted to attend the early-spring invitational Snowdrop Stroll at the 7-acre Dunn Gardens, an Olmsted- designed country-garden located in Northwest Seattle.  By […]