It’s All About the Light

When look at translucent flowers like witch hazels with low sun shining through, they’re ablaze with light. Backlighting is pure glowing magic.

By | March 10th, 2019|Categories: Views|

Microclimates Made Visible in Your Yard

Microclimates are areas of slight climactic difference within a region. We can take advantage of the microclimates in our own yards.

By | March 10th, 2019|Categories: Clues|

March 27 Pollinator Workshop in Washington, CT

Come learn how to create, maintain and restore habitat to benefit pollinators.

By | March 10th, 2019|Categories: Garden Coaching, Highlights & Happenings, News|Tags: |

Independent Non-GMO Seed Catalogs

This time of year, my p.o. box runneth over - with a bounteous crop of specialty mail order seed catalogs that get my mouth watering. With giant chemical companies owning and controlling most of the global seed market, I urge you to seek out independent seed houses. They tell you who they are right up front.

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Great Plants, How-To's|

Perennials That Look Good in Winter

How do we make gardens that still look like gardens in the winter? It’s worth scoping out what perennial foliage still looks good in your garden in cold weather. Gather these "foul weather friends" together for winter garden beauty.

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Clues, Great Plants, How-To's|

Birds and Bird Feeders Outside My Windows

How to help birds in winter and protect birds from predators and collisions with glass.

By | February 3rd, 2019|Categories: How-To's, Views|