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#160, Nov. 2014:
free Historics Handbook
, extinct “eyed” hyacinth found, to the next gardener, etc.
#159, Oct. 2014:
speedy snowdrops, fall tips, wild daffs in Japan, organic bulbs, customer favorites, etc.
#158, Sept. 2014:
bulbs that last, fragrant tulips, offbeat gems, surprise lily zones, shelter dogs, etc.
#157, Sept. 2014:
top blogger chats with Scott, dahlias go wacky, fragrant peonies, passenger pigeons, etc.
#156, Aug 2014:
cheaper shipping, Ryan Gainey bouquet, cheery ‘Rip’ (aka Opie), technicolor tulips, etc.
#155, July 2014:
top alliums, hyacinth love, white daffodils, Garden Design
reborn, bouquet eco-tip
#154, June 2014:
bulbs for pollinators, HistoricIris.org, AHS seeks daylily pics, squirrel-proof tulip?
#153, May 2014:
more from Country Gardens
, 41 hellstrip names, glad convert, daffodil joy in AL, etc.
#152, April 2014:
see us in Country Gardens!
and MS Living!
Edison as gardener, Top 10 bulbs, etc.
#151, April 2014:
wedding dahlias, stem power, “share” and win, weeding in 1686, cheap books, etc.
#150, Mar. 2014:
top blogger interviews Scott, French jonquils, garden painter, bulbs in pots, cold!!!
#149, Feb. 2014:
spectacular dahlia parade, hellstrip query, father of spider daylilies, 11 new bulbs, etc.
#148, Jan. 2014:
our new dahlia farmers, unfloppable ‘Minaret’, the real Mrs. Darwin, crinum candy
#147, Dec. 2013:
gin and iris, Beatrix Potter, historic garden design, trendy OHG purple, 100 quotes
#146, Nov. 2013:
save 10%, Thanksgiving recipe, forcing iris, $500k peonies, selling bulbs in 1839, etc.
#145, Oct. 2013:
winning daffs, bulbs for BBG kids garden, bulbs in shade, underground storage, etc.
#144, Oct. 2013:
GCA honors us, best blogs, 10 tips at Gardenista, peonies in TX, Oct. rhapsody, etc.
#143, Sept. 2013:
free seeds, fall tips, “queen of the garden,” planting with kids, bees in trouble, etc.
#142, Aug. 2013:
Emily Dickinson’s wild-bulb “bliss,” daffs for deer, “chilly lilies,” sickly glads, etc.
#141, July 2013:
bulbs in pots, Uncle ‘Theron’, stone-cold lilies, Mad Men
, heirloom or heritage? etc.
#140, June 2013:
why buds fail to open, Byz glads in Fine Gardening
, staff picks for Michigan fun, etc.
#139, May 2013:
our dog Toby, growing glads from cormlets, new peony site, save the monarchs, etc.
#138, April 2013:
slow gardening, blogger’s dahlias, crinums in cold, GCA is 100, flower stamps, etc.
#137, March 2013:
WSJ calls us “A-list,” John Travolta dahlias, see our farms, fragrance tips, etc.
#136, March 2013:
dandelion beer, see what we ship: iris, Josh’s favorite daylily, crocosmia dye, etc.
#135, Feb. 2013:
last chance dahlias, fragrant iris, garden trends, Downton Abbey gardens, we’re #1!
#134, Jan. 2013:
cutting gardens, catalogs boom in 1860s, why Greg loves ‘Ehemanii’, 1927 cynosure
#133, Dec. 2012:
RIP Charlie, iris farming in Italy, upside-down plaid tulips, werewolf dahlias, etc.
#132, Nov. 2012:
planting daff baskets, making iris baskets, Michigan mysteries, new vs. time-tested