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October 25, 2012

Chamaecyparis pisifera ‘Cream Ball’

I had a busy day today, starting with a drive through the rain to VanWilgen’s Nursery and Garden Center in Branford, where I was a clerk in the judging process of the...
The hedge is mostly dead wood along the sidewalk, a safety concern for pedestrians.
October 24, 2012
NOTICE: Beginning November 1, 2012, for safety and esthetic reasons, the overgrown hemlock hedges along the Prospect St face of Marsh Hall and Marsh Botanical Garden will be...
Our 3 foot Hydrangea 'Renhy' has four flower spikes with three different shades of white, rose and red.
October 22, 2012

Hydrangea paniculata ‘Renhy’

     The best time of year is a highly debatable concept.  Do you like the beach, the cooler weather, the floriferous spring, the Holidays, cookouts, water- or snow-skiing? ...
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October 22, 2012

Hakonechloa macra cultivars

For those of you living in the New Haven/southern Connecticut area, I’d like you to add the following items to your burgeoning social/gardening calendars. On Saturday,...
Seven-Sons Flower: Heptacodium micinoides
October 12, 2012

China Fir
(Cunninghamia lanceolata)

ID – Evergreen, needles spirally arranged, main axis standing out all around stem, those on underside turn upwards so they appear to spring from side, needles sharply pointed...
The hairy stem is somewhat hard to see, but easy to feel.
September 17, 2012

Liquid Sunshine - Quercus dentata

I made a mistake last week in announcing our open house in late October. That weekend is fall break for Yale, so I have rescheduled this event for Friday November 9, same...

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