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Roses in December

Garden Reports and Rejoicing – December 4

We’ve had such a mild fall that you can still find roses blooming in many Cape Cod gardens. The white Snow Princess alyssum flowers are brighter than the frost and I continue to harvest parsley and mint. Today the weather felt like Northern California.

I’m relieved to see […]

Being Here Now

Report From An Opinionated Gardener – August 29

As you know from my facebook entries and tweets, I’m all about new connections. Ambient awareness and instant communications are great. Often. But not always.

I have been in Indianapolis at the annual meeting of the Garden Writers Association for the past five days. We’ve been on […]

Paying Attention

Report From An Opinionated Gardener – January 14

My recent post about the Cryptomeria on the side of my property prompted a comment from Forest Keeper. He remarked that he’s had customers that have thought their larch was dead because it turned yellow and dropped it’s needles. They swore that the plant didn’t do it […]

Seed Awareness

Report From An Opinionated Gardener – October 27

Am I the only one who gets busy and assumes that things are growing just fine in my life, only to be brought up short by someone misunderstanding what I’ve done or said? I get focused on my own problems, desires and all-that-needs-to-be-done somehow thinking that others […]