Category Archives: Comment

Plant a Row for the Hungry

I’ve long been a naysayer on vegetable gardening, mainly because I’m bad at it, but for various other reasons too. However, my life has changed a lot in the last two years and I’ve started thinking about how to give … Continue reading

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Rabbits and Why I Think They are Tasty

Rabbits are the new mice. Not that I used to eat mice (too many bones), but every time I have a chance to order rabbit at a restaurant I do it. Payback’s a …. anyway. So the rabbits have decimated … Continue reading

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Over-enthusiasm

Things you should not do when you buy a new house: buy a ton of plants that you don’t have a place to plant. I have many plants currently living on the patio of my condo. It is not ideal. … Continue reading

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And We Have a Winner!

  I have an accepted offer on this suburban wonderland!  As you can see, it has some good features (it is huge) and bad features (about 30 invasive japanese berberries that need to be destroyed). I’m pretty sure that my … Continue reading

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Enough Snow Already

Yes, I’m ranting again.  This time about the weather.  I can’t take the snow any more.  Last year at this time, darling BF and I were on a date and I wore a sundress.  This year, boots, tights, long sleeves, … Continue reading

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Save the Trees!

Earth day is coming soon, and I think that we should all pledge to do one kind thing for the environment, and the planet’s aesthetics: enough with the oak cabinets! Do you know how long it takes to grow an … Continue reading

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On The Hunt

Gwendolyn and her garden are on the hunt for a new home. A real one, not a virtual one. As anyone who knows real or virtual Gwendolyn could guess, I just can’t wait to get my hands dirty again. I’m … Continue reading

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It’s Official: I Really Miss My Garden.

The Christmas season is over, we’ve drunk all the champagne in the house (Happy New Year!), but now it’s official: I miss my garden like crazy. I keep finding myself wishing I could be thinking about perennials for the garden … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas, Gardeners!

After a long, exhausting year for me personally and for a lot of gardeners… I wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year. I look forward to another year of garden visits (Paris in the winter! … Continue reading

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An Ode to Windchimes.

Windchimes: how I hate thee. You belong in the country, not the city. That is all.

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