The Gardener's Apprentice

July 17, 2017
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Landscaped by Others

The great American garden writer, Elizabeth Lawrence, famously said, “No one gardens alone.”  The truth of those words shows in my garden every day.  Ninety percent of the landscape and tending falls to me; the rest is done by others.  … Continue reading

April 27, 2015
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Mr. Antlers

Lately the morning news is full of breathless anchor people announcing that someone in some suburb has sighted a coyote.  Easterners thought coyotes were romantic back when they howled at us long-distance from the West; it’s different now the feral … Continue reading

June 9, 2014
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Too Much, Too Fast

TOO MUCH, TOO FAST This is the time of year when the garden is a rampaging torrent of growth. Plants—cultivated and wild—are increasing with reckless abandon, vying with each other in Darwinian attempts to attract as many pollinators as possible. … Continue reading