True Love…

True Love…

When I got around to ringing my friend Jeff back yesterday, I said, “So sorry I couldn’t take your call; I was wrestling with a Viburnum.” He said, “Did you win?”  “No, ” I said, “I think the only remediation is chain...
Ground Hogs….

Ground Hogs….

At Gobbler’s Knob on Groundhog Day We celebrate a world-wide Holiday It’s mighty cold weather, you’ve been braving Is it more winter or is it spring that you’re craving? Since you’ve been up all night and starting tottle I, Punxsutawney Phil, shall not dawdle My...
Going for the Gold…

Going for the Gold…

Last night Rob and I went into Philadelphia for the Pennsylvania Horticulture Society Award Reception, a celebration for the Green Garden contest I won. It was a proud and happy night for me and a wonderful way to salute the garden year. On a large, flatscreen TV,...
Leaf Wars…

Leaf Wars…

Haddon Heights is full of big, old trees, a charming feature for any town. It was a big draw for us when we decided to move to “Heights,” as it is fondly called, back in 2006. Last weekend, Noisy Neighbor, the one who wore a night light helmet so he...
The Best of Times…

The Best of Times…

I am grateful to have some flowers that were part of my great grandmother’s garden–some pale purple Bearded Iris. If you have Iris in your garden, you know that they multiply enough to share. These Iris went to my grandmother, to my mother and to me. I...
Take Flight…

Take Flight…

I’d like to tell you about my garden friend, Bob. First because this newsletter is about birds and flying things and then because it is a garden that connects us. We live in a house that was Bob’s, separated by a couple of home owners who were not...
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