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Alan Shipp: The Noah of Hyacinth Bulbs

Most of us encounter hyacinths in the dark, colorless season of late winter. Our attention is grabbed in a shop by bulbs forced to bloom in soilless glass jars and — desperate for any hint of spring — we pay too much for their color and fragrance. After a few days of enjoying the distinctive scent, we toss the spent bulbs into the trash.Considering how we treat ...

Rebecca Martin | Sep 26, 2017

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