Spring in the ‘Hood – Episode 1

Mediocre spring haiku: Excavating weeds / from a mass of creeping phlox / cannot pull just one First burst of weeding this year: attempted to free the creeping phlox from a belligerent weed formation that threatened to overrun and sack the defensless perennial. Phlox blooms early, so I usually like to run my initial counterattack…

Guest Blogger: “The Optimist” (aka Faye Green)

                                                                     The Optimist’s Garden Autumn Clean-up   It’s autumn in the garden, so I’m done.  Right?  Wrong.  It’s time to put the garden to bed and prepare for spring.  If winter ever comes, that is. . .               It’s tempting to look at the ruin in October and November with arms akimbo,…