Tag Archives: pruning

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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Winterizing 2013/14 — Step One

In the Greater Daglan Area, you know that winter is around the corner when the plane trees start being pruned. And right in Daglan’s heart, today (Monday, October 14) was the day the work began. To be clear, it doesn’t … Continue reading

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