C. L. Fornari's Blog

I Love Rosa Oso Easy Peasy®

Name:  Rosa Oso Easy Peasy® Type of Plant: A shrub rose that’s highly disease resistant and covered with bright pink flowers. Why I Love this Plant: I love how easy this rose is, and the fact that it grows between 2 and 4 feet tall….so a good size for many gardens or...

I Love Dolce® ‘Wildberry’ Heuchera ~ AKA Coral Bells

Name:  Dolce® 'Wildberry' Coral Bells Heuchera Type of Plant:  Heucheras are perennials that are native to North America… Dolce® ‘Wildberry’ grows to about 12” tall and 18” wide. This variety of coral bells blooms with white flowers that have pink calyxes. Why I Love...

The 2024 Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival

I'm excited! This is the 10th year of the Cape Cod Hydrangea Festival and there will be 100 gardens on tour, plus many special events. Last night I presented a virtual talk about the event to 85 people from all over the USA: I gave them the backstory about this...
I Love Iris Reticulata

I Love Iris Reticulata

Name:  Iris reticulata Type of Plant:  This is one of the first spring bulbs to bloom, often in flower at the same time as crocus but just before...

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The Tallest Poppy

The Tallest Poppy

I am a fan of John Sandford's novels, and am currently reading Rough Country (A Virgil Flowers Novel) . In this book Weather Davenport says, "Well,...

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Roasted Roots

Roasted Roots

I love roasted veggies, and this particular combination is easy, versatile and satisfying. Serve this plain as a side dish, or toss with tofu or...

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