Ramblings of a "New American" Gardener

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What if a visitor arrives before the garden’s up to snuff?

April 3, 2015

One of the few disadvantages of a prairie-style garden is the mostly vacant stare it gives you until June. I have a garden visitor coming in early May, when the garden has barely begun to turn green and most of the high summer’s 12-foot behemoths are only 6 to 10 inches high. It certainly won’t […]

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Imaginary axis … garden structure at Federal Twist

March 6, 2013
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Completing the axial structure at Federal Twist

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