I never get tired of learning from others in the trade, and since winter time is a Northeast gardener’s best opportunity to sharpen their knowledge, Continue reading
“The Chickadees Guide to Gardening” and talked about the scientific research that went into studying the relationship of a population of chickadees in Washington DC with Continue reading
(Click on above image to view more photos of this garden). Photos showing the expansion of a “potager” style vegetable garden in Damascus, Continue reading
When you think of a vegetable garden, do you picture wooden boxes of soil, or a big Continue reading
Butterfly weed, Milkweed & Pluerisy root, are all different names for members of the Asclepias genus, pronounced Continue reading
When I design a new perennial garden, I strive to create something that has a purpose other than being pretty. Specifically, I choose plants Continue reading
[Click on above image to open more images] Mermer Blakeslee’s gardens take my breath away every time I see them. I was last there Continue reading
Here’s a link to a simple DIY soil test to clue you into the texture of your soil. Continue reading
Any experienced landscaper can tell you what kind of soils you have without even getting out of their truck.
How can we do this?
We use clues such as the maturity of Continue reading
I don’t know about you, but this spell of warmish weather has me putting off indoor work to go out and get dirty one last time before the world really freezes up here in the Catskills. Do you know about Alys Fowler? She used to host a garden TV show on BBC’s Guardian network, and I find her program super inspiring. FYI, in England, they call community garden plots “allotments”. How cute is that? Have a watch and then get outside and get some mud on ya!