The Weirdness Chronicles 2007 - Chapter 7
My first introduction to Rutgers Gardens was a course on dividing perennials in the spring of 2005. For some reason in that post, I failed to mention the monarda I brought home. It has been a foster child ever since, constantly moving from bed to bed, never staying more than one season anywhere. I just couldn’t decide where I wanted it. But it kept finding its way back to the Purple Garden where I finally allowed it to stay last year. It rewarded me by blooming this year. And now I know why it wanted to be here.
There’s just one problem. This is the original clump that it came from:
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