I’m desperate for rain. I don’t mean a tiny sprinkling or a passing thunderstorm with a five-minute downpour. I need two or three days of a...
Everyone in the gardening and landscaping business has been commenting on how weird the season has been. We’ve been talking about the mild...
My dogs are sissies! Last week we had those few incredibly hot and humid days. Need I say that those of us who work outside were pretty...
I do my best planning in the middle of the night, since I tend to wake up way too early. I read or schedule my day ahead in my mind. The problem is...
I've had a hen jealously guarding her eggs. When I try to take them she pecks my hand and becomes downright aggressive. For several weeks I have left...
There are four words a person over a certain age does not want to hear, especially from a medical professional: "as a person ages." I heard a...
Mouths of babes! My grand daughter, Violet, went on a school field trip to the Polly Hill Arboretum. She was impressed with the lecture on nectar...
I am the queen of superlatives. I am fond of always, never, best, and worst. Isn't the copper beech in North Tisbury the most beautiful tree ever? I...
I live in the past. I have a memory of a freeze toward the end of May, probably decades ago. Therefore I always hesitate to put any annuals out much...

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