The little things that run the world Harvard biologist Edward O. Wilson Little homes for little bugs Now that spring is finally getting into its groove, I know you must be itching to get outside and take advantage of the newfound warmth and light. Especially now that the snow has melted, everyone wants to start cleaning up their messy gardens. It’s so hard not … Read More Leaf me alone
The lesson I have thoroughly learnt, and wish to pass on to others, is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives. Gertrude Jekyll Here is a photo journal of what is happening in the garden this week. I will try to capture all that happens in the busy gardening season each week. April 15, 2019 Various Hellebores Pieris and … Read More What’s blooming today
It was a very wet & windy January when I made my way out to Massachusetts Horticultural Society headquarters at Elm Bank in Wellesley. There would be no walking around the gardens enjoying a bit of vanishingly rare winter sunshine today, what with the rain and melting snow, Elm Bank looked more akin to a swamp. Such is New England in winter and what … Read More New England Artists and Their Gardens
Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton Hello, and welcome to my gardening blog! I’ve been working on my current garden for over twenty years. I got the idea of writing a blog as a way to share my love and enthusiasm for cultivating plants. My garden truly is my happy place, and I hope to inspire more … Read More Backyard Cheerleader?