A Little Bit of Deadheading

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Just deadheaded for 15 min. Long overdue & makes me feel better, even though it’s the tip of the iceberg

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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.

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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Dragonfly Lady September 14, 2009, 1:54 pm

The results are worth the effort her in FL for another bloom in the fall!
.-= Dragonfly Lady´s last blog ..Duranta – A Purple Flowering Shrub =-.

Greg Draiss August 3, 2009, 8:54 am

Deadheading is a neccessary evil. The results are worth the effort.
But the effort is hard to get up especially this summer with all the rain in upstae NY
.-= Greg Draiss´s last blog ..Pestilence in the Gardens =-.

Sue July 31, 2009, 11:39 pm

It seems like it’s hard to make it out there this time of the season. I have been gardening most mornings, but staying inside in the evenings, even though it’s nice out in the evenings.
.-= Sue´s last blog ..Blooming Friday Collages =-.