Ramblings of a "New American" Gardener

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High Summer

July 29, 2016

It’s late July and I haven’t posted on the garden’s progress for over six weeks. So much for my garden diary … After a drought of several weeks, we’ve had a long period of frequent, often violent, thunderstorms with torrential rains, mostly lasting only 20 or 30 minutes, but certainly stressful for my structural perennials and grasses. […]

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Toddler Garden in Brooklyn

September 18, 2013
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Some evidence of maturity in the small Brooklyn garden belies its true age–only 16 months since planting started, merely a toddler garden. I wonder if I’m in for a bout of the “terrible twos.”

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Garden Diary: Integrating a new place

June 11, 2013
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Integrating the new into the old

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Garden Diary: Green Foam Differentiating

May 17, 2013
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The big picture, the foam of green. In a couple of weeks the carpet of perennials will be higher and show much more definition and interest.

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