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A Merry Gardener

Horticulture for daily living
Helleborus  Walhelivor  MO Botanic photo from website

Lenten Rose

This February, the ice and chill have me dreaming of spring. I have buried my desk beneath a foot high stack of seed catalogs and scribbled garden plans on sticky notes. I can officially say that plant fever has set in. In this unique month, when Valentine's Day coincides with Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, I cannot think of a more apropos time to highlight one of the earliest harbing...

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