Planting in a Changing World – Part 2: Climate Change

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Gardening has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. My mother had beds of iris and grew roses in her St. Louis back yard, my father had a thriving vegetable patch in the former ash pit of our home and my grandmother always had annuals blooming next to her kitchen… Read more »

Planting in a Changing World – Part 1: Phenology

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  I was catching up on some reading the other day when an unexpected term caught my attention. At first glance I thought the word was phrenology and I couldn’t understand why anyone from the magazine Horticulture would be writing about measuring skulls. Rereading, I figured out that my brain had substituted a familiar word… Read more »