The Gardener's Apprentice

October 9, 2017
by The Gardeners' Apprentice
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Birds love shrubs that produce quantities of fall fruit.  Unfortunately birds generally don’t communicate with plant merchandisers.  Humans finally began to agree with the birds in the last third of the twentieth century, as the three or even four-season gardening … Continue reading

November 20, 2012
by The Gardeners' Apprentice
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Fruits and Leaves

Suddenly the scales have fallen from my eyes and I have seen Japanese maples for the first time. They have surrounded me forever, but now, after the clean-up from Hurricane Sandy, when so much has been swept away, the Japanese … Continue reading