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Isn’t this a lovely grape hyacinth?
grape hyacinth

A few years ago I planted hyacinths in a row on either side of our walkway, envisioning a stately springtime border.  The joke was on me when they bloomed because…
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They are miniscule and not at all appropriate to this sort of planting. And I swear every year it makes me laugh.


About Sarah

I'm a librarian living with my lovely family in a gorgeous spot of New Jersey, where we raise chickens and love the outdoors. I try to find enough time to indulge all my hobbies-cooking, photography, gardening, sewing, and I write about it all on my book blog & personal blog.

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  1. I’ll have you know that every time I see a hyacinth anywhere I think of your hilarious stately walk of grape hyacinths. They are among my very favorite of all the spring flowers I’ve met! 🙂


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