On the Primrose Path to Spring
Suzan Bellincampi
Primrose plants have started to show their vibrantly hued flowers.
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Flower Artist Lets Mother Nature Do the Talking
Heather Hamacek
Anyone who has driven down Look street in Vineyard Haven on a summer’s day has seen Peggy Turner Zablotny’s small garden, alive with color. It is also Ms. Zablotny’s palette.
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Dawn of the Daylilies
Suzan Bellincampi
Known as the ‘perfect perennial,’ daylilies are revered for their ease of care.
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Showy Wildflower
Robert A. Culbert
Conspicuous describes this plant only when it is in flower, as its leaves are at most two inches off the ground.
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Mayflower, Unassuming Bud of Spring
Suzan Bellincampi
Forsythia, tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and others may herald spring in our modern era, but they were not the original firsts.
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All About Azaleas, from A to Z
Suzan Bellincampi
Though plants can’t be political, if there was an election the popular vote would go to azaleas, a species which isn’t on my landscape list.
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Happy Sunflower Has Many Facets
Suzan Bellincampi
Symbolizing adoration, loyalty and longevity, sunflowers invite happiness as well as inspire poetry.
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Queen Anne's Lace: Weed or Wonder?
Suzan Bellincampi

Queen Anne’s lace is caught in a contradiction. This flower might be a wicked weed or a superb herb: it has both its fans and its detractors.

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The Wood Anemone, a Truly Fair-Weather Flower
Suzan Bellincampi
A cloudy day can make anyone blue, but who would have guessed that it could also make a flower frown? Let me introduce you to the wood anemone.
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Welcome, Snowdrop, Winter's Maiden
Suzan Bellincampi
It's the beginning of April, but I still couldn’t be happier to welcome the Fair Maiden of February, also known as snowdrops.
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