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Tough love (on a vine) pays off … a little

For quite a few weeks, as winter ended and spring seemed just  around the corner, my wife Jan and I were worried — about our glycine vines (which you probably know better as wisteria). We have two of these vines … Continue reading

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Tough love for our wisteria

This past spring, the wisteria vines at the front of our house in Daglan grew leaves like champions, but failed to flower. What could have gone wrong? The answer, according to a French friend of ours with substantial local knowledge, … Continue reading

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Wisteria hysteria

We’re in hysterics! Well, almost. At least we’re giggling happily. Here’s why: About a year ago, I wrote with a fair bit of excitement about the single, incredibly long cluster of flowers that had developed on one of the wisteria … Continue reading

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A first flower, featured

You’re probably thinking that the first flower to appear on a plant is not a big deal. In most cases, I’d agree. But this time, it’s different. The plant in question is one of the two wisteria vines (or glycine … Continue reading

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A year’s worth of growth, and change

If your eyes are the windows to your soul, then your front steps are the entry to your house. (Good grief! Did I really just write that? Yuck.) Vapidity aside, my wife and I have tried a number of things … Continue reading

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