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The Best of Whole Life Gardening

Which would be, of course, you. The best of Whole Life Gardening is all the people who have followed this blog over the past few years. I am grateful to you beyond measure…and we’ve had fun, haven’t we? Now I’m planting new gardens: a link to that new site will be posted here soon. Today, [...]

Making Sense of Strange Seasons

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – March 15 Normally, of course, a post at this time of year would be titled Spring Cleaning. But after an amazingly warm winter it seems as if we’ve moved from late fall into the growing season. I have California poppies that have lived through the winter, Liriope that looks as [...]

One Word

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – February 15 In the movie The Graduate, young Benjamin was given one word of advice by a friend of the family: “Plastics.” Whether you’re young or old, on this Garden Bloggers Bloom Day I have a different recommendation:

November Bloom Day

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – November 15 We’ve had two very hard frosts at Poison Ivy Acres, but a couple of plants continue to flower as if it was August. The asters may have a few feeble flowers, and the feverfew offers a blossom or two, but Lobularia Snow Princess, and Nicotiana mutabilis are in full, [...]

Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day – Oct 2011

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – October 15 Finally before it’s passed I remember that the fifteenth of every month is Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day. I  got outside with the camera before the sun went down, which is happening earlier and earlier these days.  We have been blessed by regular rain, no frost as yet and [...]