Monthly Archives: September 2011

How does your garden grow?

For me, few things are more satisfying than digging into the earth, uprooting weeds, pruning back shrubs, and planting bulbs. It’s also a beautiful way to commemorate someone you love.  We have neighbors in the Berkshires who plant a fruit … Continue reading

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On hearing secret harmonies…

Though the observation is hardly original, I’ve come to understand firsthand that, at its heart, gardening is the urge to add order and context to the landscape, to somehow harness and humanize the wild.  In that sense, Mother Nature herself … Continue reading

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