Category Archives: Meadows

Living without Yew

When I first started laying out the garden I created an allee of a six Taxus cuspidata. I bought the plants already quite large, six foot tall by five feet wide, perfect pyramidal shapes that added a formality to an … Continue reading

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Open Garden Days 2016

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The Garden Conservancy Open Garden Days, July2, 2016  from 10:00- 4:00 My garden will be featured on Saturday, July 2nd  along with many other wonderful gardens in our area. I have been editing the garden for the past two years … Continue reading

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A Wild Idea -The Gardens of Piet Oudolf

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This past August, I traveled to the Netherlands.  I’ve been there before, but never explored beyond Amsterdam. It was a great treat to stay in the eastern part of the country at a Dutch friend’s family place and make day … Continue reading

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David J. Turan’s photos of garden 2013

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Not that I mind snow – don’t get me wrong – but with a foot of snow on the ground, and three inches more predicted today, I thought it would be nourishing to look at some more of David Turan’s … Continue reading

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Attracting Native Pollinators to Your Garden

     The European honeybee (Apis mellifera) is not native to North America. The Pilgrims  introduced these bees when they arrived with some at Jamestown in the 1600s. Today, honeybees are considered the most important group of crop pollinators and are … Continue reading

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What a difference a week makes!

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What a difference a week makes! The spring perennials are opening and many more buds about to pop. Here are few of the magical things happening in the garden this week thanks to David J. Turan’s photography. The Eremurus Himalaicus … Continue reading

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Garden Talk

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