Right after the winter solstice, I get a surge of rebirth. I know we are heading into some serious weather, but I simply cannot be bothered by snow...
I made one of my favorite pre-Christmas purchases this week — several cans of gold spray paint. I started out spraying the still-intact sedums in a...
Call me an oddball if you wish, but I simply love a rainy day. I’ve said countless times. . . there is no bad weather, only inappropriate clothing!
Honestly, the weather on the Vineyard is so unpredictable, and in a good way. On Monday, Dec. 1, we worked in shirtsleeves. We were putting a garden...
My weekend garden activities were cut short this past week. Violet and I took a day trip to Boston. We were privileged to hear a concert at Symphony...
Last Saturday night was a real surprise with temperatures dipping into the teens here in Vineyard Haven.
It has finally happened. We’ve had a proper freeze. It’s sad, as always, to see another season come to an end. It is, however, oddly comforting to...
Wow! It was quite a storm last Sunday. My friend, Sharlee, registered a 54-mile-an-hour gust on Chappy. I will say it made quick work of stripping...
I’m the queen of both superlatives and repetition. I know I’ve said this countless times, why stop now?Gardening is nothing more than observation and...

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