Monthly Archives: July 2017

Loving Bindweed

Convolvulus, or bindweed, sometimes called wild morning glory is found in my backyard. When I first moved to my house, the retired, gardening couple who had the place before left me with immaculate English gardens and two huge vegetable gardens. I was reluctant to move there knowing my record with plants but, other than the gardens the place had everything we needed so, we moved. In two years I had effectively destroyed the flower gardens by not know what was frost hardy, what needed to be lifted, and by pulling things I thought were weeds that weren’t. I was sad. There were however some pretty pink flowers growing in the lawn and up the fence that I didn’t kill, actually couldn’t kill

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