Looks Good from a Distance

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From this perspective, the phlox looks fuller and you can better appreciate the contrast of the iris foliage with the phlox. But I also wanted to point out the sunflowers in the right corner, which the chipmunks planted, and which I decided to leave.

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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.

What differentiates a bulb from a perennial plant is that the nourishment for the flower is stored within the bulb itself.…There is something miraculous about the way that a little grenade of dried up tissue can explode into a complete flower.

~Monty Don in The Complete Gardener pp. 142

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