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Garden Journal

Garden Journal: This season’s start is slow, but it has begun

Sunday, April 6, 2014

It is tempting to compare this year with last year, when the tree leaves and the tulips arrived at the same time – a month early. On the first day above freezing last week, I flung open the doors and windows for a badly needed airing out only to find an owl lurking right outside on the ledge. He was gazing intently at the bird feeder, upon which several innocent … 0

Garden Journal: 20th annual Seacoast Home and Garden Show takes place March 29 and 30

Sunday, March 23, 2014

Spring arrived on Thursday, and garden season will be coming round the corner at a fast gallop. Are you ready? What could be a better way to welcome spring than spending a day at a home and garden show with arts and crafts, music, food, heirloom seeds, garden supplies, green plants, blooming flowers and more? The 20th annual Seacoast Home and Garden Show … 0

September gardening: Opportunities abound

Sunday, September 22, 2013

I’m just returning home after a week on the northern coast, way up where the rocky points jut into the sea and the ocean mist is laced with the scent of wild roses, balsam and juniper. No matter where you live in New England, September is, without a doubt, the most splendid and … 0