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Decidedly Not Wild

pot mum at 2011 california spring trialsFor someone who loves flowers as much as I do, going to the California Spring Trials can be a surreal experience.  It is a trip into the high tech world of germplasm, growth hormones, growth inhibitors, and secret breeding techniques for incredible flowers – that are decidedly not wild.

One of the reasons I blog here at Gardening Gone Wild is to promote  wild, natural, uninhibited gardening, much like my own garden, now at the height of the weed season.  Wild is OK.  We don’t expect perfection. Continue Reading →

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