When I first moved to New Jersey, I was a bridal gown designer with no gardening experience. As a child, I grew up in a row house in Brooklyn and then lived in apartments in New York City. There wasn’t much to garden in either of those locations. When we moved to NJ, to a one […]
What Season is it Anyway?
Christmas Day 2015 was a Balmy 63 Degrees No chestnuts were roasting on an open fire here. December 27th was still beautiful though the forecast was finally looking a little chilly for the upcoming days. So that was the day to finish up the outside chores…to finally get it all done. We were only just bringing […]
A Gardener’s Winter Plan
As Joni Mitchell would say “It’s comin’ on Christmas, they’re cutting down trees”. For all Montclair gardeners—we are about to enter the bleak period, the time of no digging in the dirt, the time of no blooms and bare trees, the dark period. Days are shorter, nights are longer, the weather is colder and everything […]
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