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November Gardening

A final day of weather above sixty degrees came yesterday afternoon, and the low afternoon light amplified the color of the leaves still hanging on the trees around my house. I divided dianthus, moved a rooted cotoneaster, dug up turf and planted daffodils and tulips.

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Propagating Spring

The light is low and short even at the southern window where the pot sits, yet slowly, extremely slowly, a few of the dianthus shoots are growing, giving me hope for more color in the year to come.

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Mulching With Rock

The sweet william in this photograph is not likely to expand, or to reseed itself, within the gravel. It is contained as a temporary specimen. It might as well be growing in a petri dish.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?