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"Hydrangeas—so many to choose from, so little room," by the Whistling Gardener

The world of hydrangeas has absolutely exploded in the last ten years to the point that it is impossible to keep up with all the new cultivars.

The world of hydrangeas has absolutely exploded in the last ten years to the point that it is impossible to keep up with all the new cultivars. In my small garden alone I have eight different varieties and that doesn’t include any of the new ones that have come on the market recently.

"Time to get those cool season veggies planted," by the Whistling Gardener

In March and April we have what we call the “cool season” in which we can plant root crops like potatoes and carrots and onions and radishes, leaf crops like lettuce and spinach and cabbage and broccoli and finally peas.

For all you hard-core veggies gardeners out there you probably already know that March is a good time to get started on the veggie garden. But first timers may not realize that there are really two seasons to plant veggies (and I suppose a third in the fall) and that we can’t just plant everything all at one time.

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