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Magnolia grandiflora, a survivor

Magnolia grandiflora, a survivor

Last winter was unusually harsh in the Charente –Maritime.  In February the temperatures were under zero for about two weeks and fell as low minus 17 degrees centigrade. I was resigned to the fact that I would lose a large number of plants unaccustomed to this severe weather.  One of the plants that I had … Continue reading

Magnolia in winter

The cold snap is continuing and as the sub-zero days increase in number I am becoming anxious as to the eventual effect on the plants.  They have never been subjected to such a continual cold period which is, as far as the forecasts lead us to believe, to continue. Some of the plants seem to … Continue reading