Fall – what a beautiful time of year. The season is beginning nicely, with just slightly cooler temperatures. This crazy thing called weather has us betting on snow before Thanksgiving this year. Have you ever noticed an amazing part of this year is we all see little puffs of spider webs around the landscape? I think it becomes more obvious with the dewy mornings and just slightly darker skies.Read More
Many of us are busy connecting with family and friends now during the holiday season. The plants we focus on – momentarily – are holiday centered evergreen trees, poinsettias and amaryllis. But soon, this will pass and we will be left with a many week void between holiday greens and seed starting. If you need a garden fix between now and Super Sow Sunday, consider visiting the High Line in New York City or Longwood Gardens.
Organic vegetable gardening is now a fast-growing market and industry all over the world. Many people are becoming more and more aware of the dangers of traditional farming and gardening. At the same time, they are becoming aware of the merits of organic vegetable gardening.Read More
This spring was the season that I decided to transform my boring front landscape. I intended to spice it up with a variety of ornamental edible plants, native perennials, and herbs. A former row of common yews gave way to an unusual mix of shapes, sizes, and color. This transformation enlivened the landscape and brightened the front of my home.Read More