Our gardens, our guest ranters’ gardens, and other people’s home gardens.
My Takoma Park, Md. home in 1985, the year I bought it. My recent post about the attractive fence my next-door neighbors installed included a gratuitous but ardent [...]
There was an illuminating Patti Smith Instagram post on August 19th entitled: “This is weeding.” The poet, musician, author, and activist had returned from a European concert tour and [...]
During the first years in my townhouse, this was the dull-dull backdrop of my front garden, with old grey siding, black shutters and metal chairs, and a forest green umbrella. [...]
In small townhouse gardens like mine, I've found that fences not only make good neighbors - they help create "garden rooms," the sense of enclosure that makes you want to [...]
It took a while for me to realize that almost all the gardens we were visiting in and around Madison, Wisconsin, had one feature in common. It finally sunk in [...]