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    I'm used to seeing the first growth start on the butterfly bushes in March, then cut them way back in early April.

    This year, when we had that really nice day on April 12, I cut them back even though I didn't see any new growth on them. So even though we got that crappy weather on the 15th (gotta love the weather here in NE Ohio, gah), there really wasn't anything left of the bushes to be harmed by it.  

    I can only cross my fingers and hope something pushes up from the base.  After all, the white bush was here before I moved in 16 years ago, so it has good survival skills.  We'll see ...

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