Can You Tell Me What These Flowers Are?

When the poplar tree died and they ground out the stump, there was a big, gaping hole in the ground. My husband trotted off to Home Depot (as husbands are wont to do) and bought a packet of wildflower seeds (which husbands aren’t generally known for). He dumped out the packet into the hole, then […]

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Three Secret Gardens In Cambridge, Massachusetts

Cambridge, Massachusetts is Boston’s fraternal twin. Born second in the mind of travelers — the town sits just across the Charles River from its sibling — a little smaller, a little quieter, and a little less expensive. But the same DNA runs through the streets and neighborhoods of both towns. The same drivers cut each […]

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Blooms at the Beach | Lewes, Delaware

Where the Ocean Meets the Bay For more than 375 years, the sea has shaped the history of Lewes, Delaware. Here, the Atlantic Ocean meets the Delaware Bay as Henry Hudson discovered on an August evening in 1609. The Dutch established the first settlement when they landed in 1631. Legend has it that pirates, including […]

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Garden Path Weed Destruction, Organically

Your raised vegetable garden is beautifully laid out. You’ve tended your seedlings with care. Almost everything managed to get planted this past spring. It’s been a banner year so far, with the perfect rain to sun ratio. But it seems that instead of enjoying the lush view punctuated with a little watering here and a […]

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Tulip Bulbs and How to Move Them

Moving tulips can be a delicate operation and really should not be undertaken until the fall after their leaves have lost all color and died back. The location of the bulbs in your garden can be marked with a plant marker in the ground so you can find them again later. But sometimes bulbs need […]

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