Before I took on my current role with Horticulture I was the managing editor of the magazine. My focus then was on the print product, and my duties were similar to an air-traffic controller’s whose job it was to make sure it was smooth flying for every issue from making assignments to sending the files off to the printer. Now I include “shopkeeper” among my responsibilities. Read Article
I do remember the fun of getting out there early to play Santa, making sure Christmas morning was all the family dreamed it would be. Remembering the letters to Santa, the lists and the anticipation has me wondering what we’d put on our lists now if someone were to fulfill our dreams? Here’s mine… Read Article
So I lost a patch of ground I’d come to call ‘mine’ when that marriage ended. But in the decade since then . . . Read Article
Let me know if your Horticulture community is all you want it to be, and if not, where we can improve. Because when you’re happy, I’m happy. Read Article
You may wonder if I was born this way or if there was some event that MADE me this tacky.
I’m planting 2 kinds of VERY bossy grasses in a small, built-in planter box in my front yard… Which do you think will win?
I rarely seek to simplify. Indeed, I’m usually looking to muck up my life a little bit more with each passing day. However, there is now a plant in my life that has made it possible for my to say … Read Article
it’s been almost 4 months since our basement flooded. We are still in the throes of it, somehow.
I have a big weekend planned…. You too?
Buying dormant Bleeding Hearts in a heat wave in August? I think that’s a show of faith…
August is a tough time for garden, it’s too soon for fall faves like Asters, Mums and Kale but the summer stuff is…frankly, pooped.