We’ve all been busy at Blithewold decorating for the holidays and Gail and I have had the particular pleasure of being reacquainted with the abundance of evergreens on the property. The other day we walked … Read more.
We’ve been hit. And just like back in June with the sucker punch heatwave, there hasn’t been a chance to acclimate. All of a sudden in a bitter wind, the plants have turned inside out … Read more.
What have you done with all of the tender perennials you bought this summer? Are they in the compost heap? Have you left them where they were planted in hopes of a mild winter come-back? … Read more.
“Nothing lasts.” That might sound pessimistic to the average bear but to a gardener it’s a liberating, life affirming and exciting truth. Yesterday a lucky group of gardeners and Blithewold supporters had the pleasure of … Read more.
I think I promised an Ode to Maple Trees post during one of my fall color raptures and let me just say again that this has been the most stunning year for fall color that … Read more.
Things are really looking up around here. I have to say that I still have goosebumps and this weirdly giddy feeling that must be called “hope”. Rhode Islanders, regardless of a devastatingly stinky economy (did … Read more.