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January is the month that sits on the cusp of the new growing season. Across the country, winter dormancy is still evident, with many regions still experiencing frost or even snow. But as the month goes on, daylight is slowly on the increase and time is ticking on this season.

I enjoy the stillness of this time of year, when most of the garden is still in slumber. There’s the gentle hum of winter-flowering plants doing their utmost to keep our interest in the garden. The perennials left standing from the previous year are patiently waiting

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