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March is Women’s History Month

Let’s keep to the theme of horticulture, shall we? And just to make it easy, we’ll choose a famous and flamboyant practitioner of the garden arts, Vita Sackville-West, creator of the garden at Sissinghurst Castle in Kent. I doubt there’s … Continue reading

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Old Garden Notebooks

Anybody else keep theirs? Found this entry from April 1985, when all things horticultural were then confined to a small plot in a community garden a couple miles from our apartment: “Gophers running amok, seemingly in my garden alone. Can … Continue reading

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