Camellia, Flower of the Moon

The first camellia blooms of the season appeared in my garden this week—a delicate pink and white blossom and a classic red. They begin their season in December in my yard and last through March or April, depending on the severity of the winter. They brighten the  wintry days with their pops of color in … Continue reading Camellia, Flower of the Moon

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Transplant Perennials after the Harvest Moon

Here in the U.S., the Harvest Moon marks the season to begin transplanting our perennials and planting new bulbs. You may have already seen some spring bulbs at garden stores. It's a great time to set out daffodils, dutch irises, hyacinths, and tulips. Winters are too warm in the south for tulips, but they can … Continue reading Transplant Perennials after the Harvest Moon