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Garden Rant · 2d ago

Discovering Sally Fox, Legendary Cotton Breeder by Susan Harris

At my town’s film festival last weekend I met a filmmaker just out of USC film school whos...
Garden Rant · 5d ago

Erasing nature by Elizabeth Licata

“acorn, adder, ash, beech, bluebell, buttercup, catkin, conker, cowslip, cygnet, dandelion...
Garden Rant · 6d ago

The Case Against Earthworms by Thomas Christopher

When I dug in my Berkshire garden this summer I found a host of earthworms.  That, it turn...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Landscape Architect Wins MacArthur Genius Award by Susan Harris

Nice news this week via Brad McKee, editor of Landscape Architecture Magazine, who writes:...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Ask Your Budtender First by Allen Bush

  I went to a legal pot dispensary in Denver this summer. Marijuana, you’ve no doubt heard...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Closing edicts by Elizabeth Licata

Lessons learned from the 2017 gardening season (so far): Never again: Morning glory (convolvulus): The central mission of this (gorgeous) blue cultivar seemed to be to envelope every plant within its reach, while making sure to release as few flowers...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

The Gardens (and More) of Asbury Park, NJ by Susan Harris

When I go to the beach it’s in the spring or fall, and even in glorious weather like we’re...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

More on Hard Cider by Thomas Christopher

In my last post I wrote about hunting for the apples with which I make hard cider.  Having...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

I Found my Bird Feeder Bliss by Susan Harris

For decades in a former garden, my bird-watching consisted of standing on my deck and pointing the trusty binocs at the bird houses in the wooded valley below. I can’t you what birds actually filled them – I’m that bad at bird recognition – but anywa...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

Solidago solidarity by Elizabeth Licata

A recent post from my good friend, gardener and blogger, Gail Eichelberger, poses the question, “What’s wrong with goldenrod?” She then swiftly answers, “Nothing!” I couldn’t agree more. Her...