Seed Libraries In The Northeast

Seed Libraries In The Northeast

Being a garden blogger has its perks…free plants and seeds.  Every year, the packets come in, some I purchased and some from suppliers who want me to try things out. I…

A Rememberance Garden At Sericourt

A Rememberance Garden At Sericourt

I spent most of yesterday sorting out a computer upgrade, a messed up router and hanging with my little people (who had a holiday from school), so I didn’t get to…

Garden Tour: Middleton Place Plantation, Charleston, SC + An Announcement

Garden Tour: Middleton Place Plantation, Charleston, SC + An Announcement

Last week, the old south – specifically Charleston, South Carolina welcomed me for a few days while I got to know some new people.  I’ll get to what the meeting was about…

Making a Mushroom Garden: Learning to Design a Glorified Forest Garden

Making a Mushroom Garden: Learning to Design a Glorified Forest Garden

After ten years of staring down a large pile of hardwood logs left for me after the installation of a new home septic system, I’ve resolved to make something of this…

Garden Tour: A Wormtown Plant Haven

Garden Tour: A Wormtown Plant Haven

Gardens are inextricably linked to the people who tend them. It is a deep relationship, where one depends on the other. In every issue, we will take a tour of a garden with its creator and…

Fresh Pickings From New England Coastal Farmland

Fresh Pickings From New England Coastal Farmland

DATE: September 13, 2014 TIME: 53 Minutes DISTANCE: 43 Miles TERRAIN: New England Coastal Farmland (Dartmouth, MA) Soft early fall light draws me outside; the leaves are just starting to change…

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Garden Gallery: The Alchemist’s Garden

Should we take a little blogland trip to France?  Lets. Have a wander through the Alchemist’s Garden which is in Provence and is featured on About Gardens. I am taking inspiration…

Great Gardens, Great Design – Jardin Plume, France

Great Gardens, Great Design – Jardin Plume, France

I have spent quite a bit of time this winter thinking about garden design on the micro and macro level. There are several gardens at work that we are busy redesigning…

Seasonal Container Garden Inspiration: Using the Local Landscape as a Point of Reference

Seasonal Container Garden Inspiration: Using the Local Landscape as a Point of Reference

A quote I think about when creating a container planting. “You just can’t plant exotics in the countryside. They just jar. But in town, where the are no points of reference,…

Garden Gallery: Beatrix Farrand in Maine

Garden Gallery: Beatrix Farrand in Maine

Garland Farm in on Mt Desert Island near Bar Harbor, Maine, where Beatrix Farrand, a renowned landscape designer, lived and designed her last gardens. Maine is a huge summer destination for…

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