Monthly Archives: September 2016

The Magic Of Mexican Sour Gherkins

Pre-Pickled Gherkins This summer, I organized the planting for a marvelous accessible play space called Owen’s Playground. Besides swings and slides and climbing rocks, we installed a spiraling series of beds that hold a wide assortment of sensory plants, including … Continue reading

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Slow Roasting The Harvest

From Apples To Zucchini Autumn is arriving with the usual wild winds in tow, and suddenly summer is fading gently away. The light drains from the sky so early in the evening, and dawns are darker and later each day. … Continue reading

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Playing With Plants

Fairy Houses & Face Cream This weekend, I put on a fairy house birthday party for a five year old. I’ve run a fairy house building program at the local library for years, but this was the first time I’ve … Continue reading

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Protecting Plants From Grazers

Wiring The Garden I recently replanted my entry gardens, which had become dangerously overgrown. Plantings can be dangerous when trees begin to shed branches or fall in high winds, but in this case, the danger lay more in blocking views … Continue reading

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