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Monthly Archives: September 2009
Field Trip: Montrose Gardens
Close to twenty years ago, as a serious home gardener, I discovered mail order plants–from a paper catalog with a paper order form that you had to send in by mail. Some of the first plants delivered to my front … Read more
A Gathering of Garden Writers
I’m at my first Garden Writer’s Association symposium in Raleigh, NC. I decided to attend just to see what it was like and well, it’s different than I expected. Also, the Raleigh location and the planned garden visits were places … Read more
Bloom Day | 9.15.09
Today was a big day in my garden–busy, busy bees on the sedums and Caryopteris. I love early fall when the garden fades and don’t have many fall bloomers because of this–it’s my garden after all–not one for clients. I … Read more
Yes, it’s a new word that accurately describes my computer issues for the last week. Like a bug on a windshield SPLAT! went my operating system–doesn’t really matter which brand it is. What matters it what it taught me about … Read more
Happy New Year Now!
Many years of conditioning has made me view today–the day after Labor Day–as the official start of my new year. For 13+ years, clad in new clothes with a shiny new book bag and unscuffed shoes off I went with … Read more
One of the wonderful things about the big on-line party is that eventually you run into someone you knew way back when. A while ago, my Facebook inbox delivered a message from one of my rag tag high school crowd … Read more