If you haven’t finished your holiday shopping yet—first of all, it is OK. Neither have I. Secondly, here are a few more ideas for the gardeners on your list:
All around town, including my street, outdoor Christmas decorations and lights have appeared, many on the day after Thanksgiving. Personally I feel it’s a bit early, but at the same time I’ll admit feeling some pressure to do something festive … Read Article
In the spirit of Thanksgiving, here’s a simple list of what I’m thankful for in my garden: 1. Shrubs, especially my ‘Green Velvet’ boxwoods, ‘Mt. Airy’ fothergilla, inkberry holly and dwarf Korean lilac. 2. Our big old oak tree that … Read Article
Normally I don’t start thinking about next year’s garden until at least after Christmas, but this year is different. It’s not even Thanksgiving but I’ve pretty much decided that I want to expand my growing and space, and where.
I can’t include a photo with this week’s blog post because the subject matter is GONE!
Last weekend we celebrated my daughter’s second birthday. She has grown and developed so much. I cannot say the same for my four-year-old living stones (Lithops spp.), which I started from seed!
Overall it has been a warm fall where I live, in New England. A couple weekends ago, it was in the 80s, and overall the temperatures have been in the 70s. It’s finally starting to cool down around here, with … Read Article
As you may have gathered from some of my previous blog posts, my husband, John, does not share my enthusiasm for plants and gardening.
Fall has been a little slow in coming to my area. We did have a few cool days a couple weeks ago—enough to prompt me to put away the summer clothes and get out the winter clothes—but then it turned … Read Article
Last week I wrote a blog post about buying ‘Kent Beauty’ oregano at my local grocery store, and I was a little surprised to read a comment from someone who was upset that I would promote buying plants at a … Read Article
Normally I go to the supermarket either right after work or first thing Sunday morning—it’s all about avoiding the crowds. Last weekend, though, I ended up going on Saturday night, on the way home from a quick dinner out with … Read Article