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Press Release from the Black Cohosh: “The report of my death was an exaggeration”

Press Release from the Black Cohosh: “The report of my death was an exaggeration”

It was reported recently on this blog that I “never grew” or, alternatively that I produced “one small leaf or shoot . . . not memorable enough to photograph.” I am here to correct this vicious attack on my character.  As you can see, I […]

The Strawberry of Serendipity

The Strawberry of Serendipity

I am having a sort of zen relationship with my garden lately.  I try to do a little Frank Lloyd Wright style organic architecture contemplation when I am out in my garden to see if there is any way I can accommodate the natural tendencies […]

Garden Transformation

Garden Transformation

There are numerous areas of my garden which require attention. This weekend I tackled one. Sometimes it helps me stay motivated to break down a complex task into defined steps and track my project in a before and after. So while this post is really […]

Plea of the Ruby Spice Clethra . . . “I’m Not Dead Yet!”

Plea of the Ruby Spice Clethra . . . “I’m Not Dead Yet!”

Know any funny stories about gardening? No? I didn’t either until this weekend. Gardening seems a sort of meditative, serious type of practice but I have found there is a lot of humor in it too. Take for example, my recent experience with the Ruby […]

. . . and You Think You’re Busy?!

. . . and You Think You’re Busy?!

Lately around our house we have an abundance of life. We have huge azaleas, rhododenrons and peonies in an overwhelming, almost desperate, bloom. This week, I was taking out the garbage one evening and in the short walk out the back door to the garbage […]