Author: Christopher Benson

Christmas decorations

Poems of Christmas Past

Here I’ve gathered my poems of Christmases past, I’ve secured them online with hopes they will last. If you’re inclined to take a jaunt down memory lane, Please enjoy the verses teased out of my brain. Polly's 2021 Christmas Poem To my attention ‘twas it brought, really a simple request, Please,...

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Impatiens infected with downy mildew

Impatiens Downy Mildew

Impatiens walleriana is a shade garden favorite for consistent color all summer…unless they contract downy mildew, a pathogen that can decimate your plants in relatively short order. We first encountered this scourge in 2012 and felt helpless as it ravaged gardens throughout the north. Similar...

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