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Re: Spring...

The hellebores sound lovely!   My butterfly roses started blooming today and
my Japanese painted fern is putting out it first fronds.  I was afraid the
bad winter had killed it.  So that was a pleasant surprise!

On 3/29/10, Aplfgcnys@aol.com <Aplfgcnys@aol.com> wrote:
> More yoyo weather here. Nice sunny and mild while we were away at the
> State Garden Club Annual Meeting in Saratoga, but turned sharply colder
> the day we got back - down into the teens at night and low 20s in the day.
> Now it's turning much warmer again but raining, and promises to rain all
> day tomorrow.  Can't seem to win.
> My Hellebores are putting on quite a show - I now have three with nice
> pinky white colors in addition to the homely old purplish one.  The
> pleasant
> surprise is a new one in another bed - must have seeded itself over there
> for
> I would never have put it in that place.  It has one flower, but is an
> attractive
> color.  They make a nice showing right now when there's not much else,
> and they do last a long time.
> A few of the early daffs are opening.  Looks like I'll have a succession of
> bloom this year.  I always plan for a succession, but more years than not
> they all open the same week. Maybe this crazy weather is helping that.
> The distressing thing is that nowhere in my dozen or more dogwood trees
> can I find a single flower bud.  They are beginning to sprout little green
> leaves, but no buds.  Usually I see them forming in the winter, but not
> this year.  I suppose it must have been something about the season last
> fall that prevented them from setting buds.
> At this rate I don't know if I will ever get my peas planted. When I was
> much
> younger I would have gone out in the rain to plant, but sciatica slows me
> down
> enough now that I don't want to risk making it worse.
> Auralie
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