- Container plants
- Cutting Garden
- Display Garden
- Floral arrangements
- Garden design
- How, When, What-we-do
- Idea Garden
- Moongate bed
- North Garden
- Pollinator Garden
- Rock Garden
- Rose Garden
- Sensory stimulation
- Sustainable gardening
- Tender perennials
- The bees
- Vegetable garden
- What's blooming
- What's colorful
- What's fragrant
I can’t remember if the honor of choosing Blithewold’s sweet peas was conferred on me or if I grabbed it like a greedy toddler (“Mine!”) but it’s one of those tasks that I enjoy so … Read more.
The closer it gets to the holidays – and as the weather slides to the darkest, coldest time of year, the more I think about food. I know I’m not alone. Birds are hungry too. … Read more.
Maybe I was too hard on March. Last week, like a miracle, a light switched on during my morning dog-walk. And today dawned with blue skies and sunshine. Maybe March isn’t going to be as … Read more.
We are poised on the edge of the pit of despair (a.k.a. March). I know a lot of people choose to remove themselves from danger by visiting the tropics at this time of year. While … Read more.
For a mid-January Garden Bloggers Bloom Day, as much as I always want to show off greenhouse flowers, I think it’s more honest to say that the only thing in full-full bloom around here is … Read more.
I promised a post on the decade’s best plants and after making an enormous list with Gail’s help, realized that it was too hard to narrow down our favorites to a mere ten. So, because … Read more.
Take a pretty close look right about now and you’ll see it everywhere – spring is just poking it’s head out of the ground. The daffodils are 4 or 5 inches tall in some places, … Read more.
I’ve gone soft. The thaw we had a couple of weeks ago has totally ruined me for the rest of winter. I can’t go outside in the freeze anymore without complaining every bit as bitterly … Read more.
Gail and I have been focused for the last couple of weeks on the seed orders and for the past couple of days we’ve been editing choices, paring down ideas, trimming the fat and trying … Read more.
It’s time to dive into catalogs! I’ve been staring at the growing stack of them on the potting shed table for nearly 2 weeks now, waiting for Gail to return from vacation, and resisting the … Read more.