Category Archives: Ideas for the Gardener

Flowers for Work

Like most every other gardener, in order to afford the fortune that I pour into the garden, I have a real job.  It is a good job with a nice office window and interesting colleagues.  But what really makes it habitable … Continue reading

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The Best Garden in The World

What would it take to have the best garden in the world?  A good eye for design, certainly.  A love of plants.  Money.  Most importantly, I think, one would need time.  Buckets of it.  Oceans of time. A little proverbial … Continue reading

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Gifts for Gardeners 2009

As another year draws to a close in the garden I am thinking about what a gardener would like for Christmas or any other holiday this year.  (For last year’s recommendations see here.) Prices are approximate. 1.  Garden Gloves.  I like … Continue reading

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Gardening in your head

I have this great game that I play when I am trying to get my mind off something bothering me.  Last night, for example, I was on a turbulent plane ride from Detroit- and being somewhat of a nervous flyer, … Continue reading

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Gifts for gardeners

At lunch, Rebecca asked what she should get a gardener for Christmas… Here are a few suggestions in various price levels: 1) Felco Pruners (I’d recommend the original #2 pruner for right handers) (you can get these from A.M. Leonard, note … Continue reading

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