Buried Peony Crowns

Buried Peony Crowns
Buried Peony Crowns

Catherine Seidenberg, an exciting new addition to “Team Rosslyn” this spring, has been tackling all sorts of vegetable and flower garden projects.

Most exciting? I’m learning lots from her!

Her most recent caveat was that I’ve been using too much manure around our peonies.

She warned that burying the peony crowns will hinder them from blooming.

Yikes!

She’s carefully excavated all 15+ clumps, so we should be in the clear now.

Buried Peony Crowns
Buried Peony Crowns

I have to admit that I’ve been mounding nutrient-rich composted manure over the expired peonies in the autumn for as far back as I can remember. Fortunately I’ve gotten lucky in the past. But now I’ll remedy my ways.

About virtualDavis

A writer, storyteller and unabashed flâneur, George Davis (aka virtualDavis or G.G. Davis, Jr.) is the author of Rosslyn Redux: Reawakening a home, a dream and ourselves, a transmedia chronicle about rehabilitating an historic property in the Adirondacks with his bride. He blogs about storytelling, poetry, doodling, marginalia, flânerie, publishing, and other creativity-inspired esoterica at virtualDavis.com; posts sometimes exhilarating, often unnerving, occasionally euphoric, and always pollyanna "midlife mashups" at 40x41.com; chronicles his sailing adventures (and misadventures) at Sailing Errant; and delves into matters of parenting, babylandia, and childfreedom at Why No Kids? George formerly taught and coached at Santa Fe Preparatory School and The American School of Paris, and he co-founded and launched Maison Margaux: "Paris à la parisienne" in Faubourg Saint-Germain. He currently owns and operates Adobe Oasis in Santa Fe, New Mexico with his bride. George meanders on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube and Flickr.
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