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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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Glycines galore

Spring has so thoroughly sprung in the Greater Daglan Area that it feels like we are in summer already. Every self-respecting plant, shrub and tree that is able to flower has either done so already, or is being seriously rebuked … Continue reading

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And so it begins (with a brunch)

May 1 is the traditional opening day for Le Thé Vert in Daglan, and that’s about as close as we get to an official start of The Season. From now until the first of October, our village will be packed … Continue reading

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Our wisteria wall — Interim report

Previously on Radio Free Daglan, I reported with great glee on the development of a large number of blossoms on the two wisteria vines on the front wall of our house in Daglan. (Last year, we had exactly one flower.) … 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 show-off and a (temporary) shut-down

For medical reasons, which I’ll describe at the end of this posting, I’m taking a break from blogging. You can expect Radio Free Daglan to be off the air (figuratively speaking) for a few weeks. But before we leave, take … 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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