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A Host of Brooklyn Daffodils

THE SCENE last week in my friend Nancy’s Boerum Hill backyard… This is what comes of twenty years of throwing bulbs into the ground and letting them do their thing: April abundance! Lots of daffs, leucojum (they look like tall … Continue reading

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Flower$, Flower$$, Flower$$$

LAST WEEKEND of winter (YAY!)  The stores that survived the dismal season were full of people, including even the 17 new yogurt shops on Court Street. Bruno’s Hardware was schizoid, half snow shovels and rock salt, the other half barbeque … Continue reading

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Mud Now, Flowers Later

Just a few more weeks: daffs and peach tree, below, bloom in April MARCH IS MUD SEASON in the Hudson Valley, raw, wet, and long. If I lived here full-time, I’d probably have to shoot myself right about now, but … Continue reading

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Garden Inspiration: Sissinghurst

My list of places to go before I die is very short. Nowhere near 1,000; maybe 3 or 4. Last spring I checked off one of them. What gardener doesn’t consider the legendary Sissinghurst a must-see? Six acres around the … Continue reading

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