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, however, it’s my great pleasure to tell you that I’ve compiled some of the best posts from Whole Life Gardening into a new iBook called From Landscape to Life. It will soon be available on iTunes.
The Permission Tree
We had a first snowfall today so as soon as I got home I went out with my camera. I posted a picture of the persimmon tree to my facebook page, saying that this tree and I aren't quite ready for deep winter. One of my friends commented that she'd initially misread my...
An End of the Gardening Season Thank You
Dear Gardens, The forecast for Tuesday night says it's going down in the 20's, so for many of you this is our last night together. I know that it hasn't been the easiest of seasons with the cold, wet June and less than adequate rain for the rest of the summer and...
Random Smiles – You Can Grow That!
Your garden has the power to grow smiles. Whether you have a huge property or containers on the balcony, in all most seasons of the year you are cultivating the potential for surprising acts of cheer and kindness. We have the power to make someone's day in the most...
As I walked The Dog in Osterville's Armstrong-Kelley Park today I couldn't help but notice how dry everything is. The paths were dusty under the pine needles and oak leaves. In fact, the oaks have shed their foliage much earlier than normal and they have been dropping...
How To Pitch Your Book or Product
Promoting your new book or product? Do you want your local media to talk about your event, business or cause? Here are 4 tips from a writer/radio host who gets pitched to all the time: 1. Never send a press release as an attachment. These get dumped without even...
A Trough Garden Tale
Last winter I decided that my back deck needed some trough gardens. Normally when gardeners think about troughs it’s the stone variety like those described books such as Creating and Planting Garden Troughs. I wasn’t craving stone or hypertufa, however…I was thinking...
Bringing Plants Indoors
Over the past week I've brought a few plants in every day. I have an assortment of tropicals, succulents, and houseplants that go out for summer camp every year and come back indoors once temperatures begin to fall. Usually my goal is to get them inside when the night...
A Celebration of the Season
An iPhone camera celebration of fall.
Blue Heron Landscapes
Cold Climate Gardening
Digging Rhode Island
Forest Keepers of Cape Cod
Garden On The Edge
It’s Not Work It’s Gardening
Jim Long’s Garden
John and Liza’s Garden
Northern Gardeners Almanac
Oh What A Beautiful Garden
Sanctuary Without Walls
Saxon Holt – Garden Image Artist
Tales From The Microbial Laboratory
The Road is Long
This Grandmother’s Garden