Category Archives: composting

The hydrangea, the owl, the dead grass

Early morning, chilly but clear, and a woman wanders among the amazing plant displays at the Portland Nursery. She is alert with coffee AND in possession of a birthday gift-certificate. Another clematis? I think not. No room in the clematis … Continue reading

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Reverse gardening

Since my inner clock is behind, or possibly ahead, I have been more inspired to garden in the last two weeks than I was in all of May. It is a great mystery but I don’t have time to figure … Continue reading

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