Monthly Archives: June 2012

Gardening 101

Gardening with little ones does not mean things are accomplished quickly, but it does mean that if you go slowly and take your time then you get to savor every step while they get to learn by watching and participating. … Continue reading

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Through the Eyes of Others

It’s always fascinating to see your own gardens through  someone else’s eyes. So last night’s visitors have already posted about their first experiences at the farm  – which included its share of fun and laughs of course. Take a peak … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday (2)

From the Toronto Botanical Gardens: Garden Art

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Girdles

Years ago (I’m nearly 70) my sister and I were enthralled by the girdle section in the Sears catalog. These instruments of torture were made of fabric, elastic, bone, hooks and who knows what else and were supposed to make … Continue reading

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In The Shade

I love shade gardens and am astounded that many of my friends are frustrated by shade conditions in their yards. The fact that my shade gardening takes place near a small stream may be the big reason plants thrive there. … Continue reading

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The Happy Wanderer

Buildingaschool.org was begun a couple of years ago to help spread the word about Haiti and the schools and other places where my son taught teachers, children and their families to use small OLPC (One Laptop per Child) laptops. Over … Continue reading

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Yes Indeed…The Clematis Bug Lives Here!

I’ll never be totally cured of my clematis addiction, but I think things are calming down a bit these days. I can now look at clematis in a nursery and walk away without buying something every single time.  On garden … Continue reading

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