Category Archives: spring

Another plant genus that was loving my new border this past year was the Trilliums. I had ordered a few new ones from Kevock in 2013 and they all made it through their first winter! Trillium recurvatum was not that impressive yet and naturally Trillium rivale was quite small, as it should be. Trillium kurabayashii […]

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The Magnolia genus is another plant family that manages to take my breath away. You can only grow a few magnolias in Southern Finland, so I treasure the ones I have very dearly. My best magnolia is Magnolia kobus var. borealis, Magnolia ‘Leonard Messel’ does quite well and my mother has a ‘Merrill’ that shows […]

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As Irises might just be my favorite plant genus, I just thought I could add a compilation gallery of the iris pictures I’ve published on this blog. I addition there a few new ones from this summer!

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It’s been a while since my last post. Somehow the whole gardening season went by and ending an evening in front of the computer never seemed that interesting. But now that it is the darkest of November, perhaps a look back at the spring blooms would be nice? Seen above is the dog tooth lily […]

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Spring came in a quick burst, but in recent weeks the temperatures have been moderate, so there has been plenty of time to admire snowdrops and other spring beauties! My new border looks ok and it seems to have been a mild winter for most plants. The rabbits (of the large variety) have been the […]

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