Thank you for your patience

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Regular readers of this blog were probably frustrated the last few days, as well as last Thursday (I know I was). In a word: server troubles. Actually I have found my web hosting service to be pretty reliable, but they were the victims of a denial of service attack, and so, indirectly, I was a victim, too. It seems like everything has been fixed–they moved me to a new server, as a matter of fact, which is what caused the second delay. I had to change the address that my domain name pointed to. And now, back to our regularly scheduled program . . .

About the Author

Kathy Purdy is a colchicum evangelist, converting unsuspecting gardeners into colchicophiles. She would be delighted to speak to your group about colchicums or other gardening topics. Kathy’s been writing since 4th grade, gardening since high school, and blogging since 2002.

In the end, this may be the most important thing about frost: Frost slows us down. In spring, it tempers our eagerness. In fall, it brings closure and rest. In our gotta-go world–where every nanosecond seems to count–slowness can be a great gift. So rather than see Jack Frost as an adversary, you could choose to greet him as a friend.

~Philip Harnden in A Gardener’s Guide to Frost: Outwit the Weather and Extend the Spring and Fall Seasons

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