True Love…

True Love…

Plants
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 saw.” But you need the back story. About ten years ago when we were first installing this garden,  I purchased a whole bunch of plants from a nursery that has since gone ... Read more
Buzzers, Bees and Birds

Buzzers, Bees and Birds

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“Our nearly universal animosity toward insects is understandable, but seriously misplaced. Of the 4 million or so insect species on earth (to put things in perspective, there are only about 9500 species of birds), a mere 1 percent interact with humans in negative ways. The other 99 percent of the insect species pollinate plants, return the nutrients tied up in dead plants and animals to the soil, keep populations of insect herbivores in ... Read more