Tag Archives: Garden Paths

Dry Leaves: Garden Heroes

A Trail of Discovery I began to figure it out about 40 years ago, when our kids were young and we thought we were still the bosses in the family. We were middle class America living in classic suburbia. If … Continue reading

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More Meatballs and Lollipops, Please

Years ago, a certain company offered two types of fantastic seed tapes. Each one was guaranteed to produce instant results for cottage gardeners and formal gardeners alike. In case you want to follow up on this terrific offer, the order … Continue reading

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Great Expectations

Wildlife, Woodlands, Two Gardeners, Two Decades Reflections on discoveries that changed our ideas of gardening We had great expectations for gardening when we moved to eastern North Carolina. Sunny skies, balmy winters, how could our garden not be a perfect … Continue reading

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