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Paul  Goldfinger, Editor Blogfinger.net.  Re-post from May, 2012. Eileen’s Ocean Grove garden.

We bought a honeysuckle plant about four years ago for our little OG garden  which has a shady northern exposure and looks toward Asbury Park. The nursery expert told us that it needs sunshine, but we really wanted one, so we got it and planted it where it gets partial sun, from the west, late in the day.

Fast forward to now, and it is blooming nicely, thank you very much.  There are over one hundred varieties, but this one has funny looking orange flowers.  Some would call it a bush and some would call it a vine, but you can call it Al.  Anyhow, it is vining its way over the top and then through the  chain link fence to Meredith’s yard where she gets to enjoy it also.


Soundtrack
: This song, “Honeysuckle Rose,”  is a jazz standard, performed by many of the greats. But we chose Jenna Mammina because we like her style (think Blossom Dearie,) but also because of the unique confectionery way that she enunciates “honeysuckle rose.”   PG

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