Posts for gardening

My Little Patch of Wild

General/Column June 19, 2020

Penelope is two, and our postage-stamp backyard is her favorite place. A turtle-shaped sandbox sits atop the patio, a patch…

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Planting Milkweed

General/Column August 2, 2019

Pure white angel hair tuftsfountain from brown seed heads I reach into the paper bag of soft silkpull out handfuls…

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The Secret Garden

General/Column October 27, 2017

Weeds circle the rim of the large pot. Inside, protected by their circle, rests a bed of leaves, pine needles…

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Seed Packets

General/Column July 16, 2017

Two yellow bags of “natural organic seed starter” stand in our cart, next to seed starting trays, arrays of hope…

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