Mouths of babes! My grand daughter, Violet, went on a school field trip to the Polly Hill Arboretum. She was impressed with the lecture on nectar...
I am the queen of superlatives. I am fond of always, never, best, and worst. Isn't the copper beech in North Tisbury the most beautiful tree ever? I...
I live in the past. I have a memory of a freeze toward the end of May, probably decades ago. Therefore I always hesitate to put any annuals out much...
How do weeds and bugs survive in chilly, dry, wind when the poor plants we love get completely beat up? It’s a mystery to me. No matter how well I...
It finally happened. The repercussions of an extremely mild winter are showing themselves. I just finished a two week run with antibiotics. I...
I wonder if the written word can do justice to the following? In light of the recent tornado outbreaks in the Midwest this past week, this event is...
My perennial beds are in serious disrepair. I did manage to get them cut back of last season’s debris. However they haven’t seen a cultivator or any...
I managed to kill quite a few broccoli transplants. It was super hot in the greenhouse two weeks back when we had that lovely, unseasonably warm...
I am like a little pit bull. It is difficult, if not impossible, for me to let go of something once I sink my teeth into it. This certainly is true...

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