Ramblings of a "New American" Gardener

cutting

Garden Diary: late winter cleanup

February 26, 2017

This was the front garden on January 23. It lasted well into winter. But old growth must make way for the new, so last week my garden helper and I began cutting and burning in the back, and largest, part of the garden. This week we started with the front garden. Cutting and burning takes careful […]

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Clean slate

March 14, 2016

The burning and cutting is done. Within a month, with warmer temperatures,  thousands of grasses and perennials will break the surface, and a textured plain of green will emerge.

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