Training trees to grow against a wall, in an ornamental shape, is a centuries old tradition, and one that makes perfect sense for today’s smaller gardens. Fruit trees actually tend to produce better when they are opened up like this, … Continue reading →
From this morning’s show, on the River Radio: http://www.riverinteractive.com/shows/river-mornings/river-mornings-podcast/dirt-diva-mary-ann-newcomer-squash-bugs-and-garden-safety]
Since its original publication nearly thirty years ago, The Well-Tended Perennial Garden has helped home gardeners successfully plan, plant, and tend their gardens. Now Tracy DiSabato-Aust’s trusty advice and reassuring tone are back and better than ever in this completely … Continue reading →
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Into the Nest : This book has been officially approved by the neighbor kids. Earlier this summer, a mama Mourning .dove made a nest on a branch just outside their dining room window. Low and behold! Not one, but two eggs were laid. Chicks arrived and the kids’ window to nature went live. The boys were … Continue reading "Winging It: Best Bird Book for Kids"
Respectfully requesting Conservancy support for my Olmsted parks plan. Fingers crossed. Fervent prayers said. buffalonews.com/2017/07/27/gau…
Stefani Bittner and Alethea Harampolis are rock stars to me. Whether they are growing, styling, eating, or creating gardens, I love everything they do. I borrowed this photo from their Instagram feed, and it doesn’t do it justice in the sidebar. I want you to see it in a larger format, and be inspired to … Continue reading "From one of my favorite books, ever: HARVEST"