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A garden for all seasons

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Posted on March 8, 2018 |
By Judith Irven



Garden trio 1.jpg
A GARDEN CAN be beautiful in every season. Left, in midwinter this sculpture by Bill Heise shows a bird sipping the snow in a birdbath. Center, every May these easy-to-grow companions — Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox and Basket of Gold— light up Judith’s garden in Goshen. Right, Judith’s study window frames the garden in winter. Photos by Dick Conrad

This is the dream of gardeners everywhere: A garden that will be beautiful in every season — and indeed in every month — of the year. While this may seem to be a somewhat unreachable aspiration, I can assure you it is not at all out of the question.

We winter-weary Vermonters are already anticipating the flowers that will grace our gardens throughout the coming season. And many of us are also eagerly making plans for the new plants we hope to add in 2018.

Ever-changing seasons

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