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Monthly Archives: June 2015
After the landscapers finished renovating the slope bed, it was pristine black dirt with peat tilled in. We had to hustle and put plants back into it – most of them just went anywhere they could fit. A couple of … Continue reading
One of my first planned projects for my “year of renewal and renovation” was to clean up a small island bed that sits between the two halves of my driveway, out at the street end, that was almost buried in … Continue reading
Staghorn sumac – botanical name rhus typhina – is an interesting structural element in the garden most of the year, and utterly spectacular in the fall. This picture shows that the staghorn is – at least, mine was – a … Continue reading
Warning: Rants Ahead I moved into this house at the end of October 2008. There was a lot of trauma involved in the move – not least because it was the result of my mother’s death in December 2007. I … Continue reading