Monthly Archives: June 2009
I have been reading a lot lately about “pet-friendly” gardens, and I will admit that there are some obvious precautions and design criteria to take into account if your cat or dog (or whatever) is going to be enjoying the … Continue reading
This summer, I am confronted with a situation that torments the ardent gardeners among us: we are moving. We have lived in this house for more than eight years, and although I knew that someday we would move away, I … Continue reading
Okay, so it’s been rainy here in Little Rhody. Very rainy. According to the weather geeks, we had just three clear days in April and May, and so far this month, we haven’t done much better. It’s been cool, too, … Continue reading
For years, I hired landscapers to mow our lawn. The entire job usually took them about fifteen minutes. I would come home and gaze with despair at the wreckage of the plants at the front of my perennial border, or … Continue reading
It’s early summer in Rhode Island, and overwhelming the delicate scent of lilacs is the sharp smell of cedar. Well actually, it’s not real cedar, silly, it’s mulch. Millions and millions of square feet of it. Drive into any shopping … Continue reading
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