Blithewold has been pretty lucky so far. For a while it seemed like there must be an invisible 8′ high barrier encircling the property but in the past couple-three (four?) years the phantom fence has … Read more.
When Fred (Blithewold’s dir. of hort.) suggested that Gail and I start making our own potting soil, we were totally game. We had already started looking into alternatives to our peat based mixes and were … Read more.
The weather has been so mild this past week that we couldn’t help but be outside cleaning up – about two weeks ahead of last year. And I know we’re not alone – it seems … Read more.
Many thanks as always to Carol at May Dreams Gardens for thinking up and hosting a monthly blooming show and tell. I’m a little late to the Ides of March party but it’s a blow-out. … 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.