Ramblings of a "New American" Gardener

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Looking Back on 2013

January 10, 2014

Musing over the photos of last year’s garden, I realize I lost most of the late winter and spring. Constructing the new reflecting pool and surrounding area, then replanting the construction site took most of my attention and made a mess of the garden. Apart from the winter interest provided by an ice storm in […]

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Filling in the blanks

October 18, 2013
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I felt something was missing in The Good-for-Nothing Garden–the story about my garden that appeared in the New York Times yesterday. The story was right on spot–perceptively, sensitively, and humorously written by Michael Tortorello.

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Mobile and mobility

October 14, 2013
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I didn’t know I needed a red mobile in my garden. Susan Cohan came to visit on a recent Saturday. She saw a sign for exhibits of local sculptors. We were passing John McDivit’s place on River Road and and Susan suggested we stop to take a look.

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Winter Walk-Off 2013

February 28, 2013
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Winter Walk-Off, my response to Les of The Tidewater Gardener

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