Tag: garden

  • Saying Goodbye to My Garden

    One of the many giant clumps of beebalm in the backyard- doubled in size at least from last year. After six years in this garden, we are moving.  We bought a house a few blocks down the street from our current condo and will be moving next week.  I am supremely excited for the opportunity […]

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  • Prep Your Vegetable Garden For Fall

    Welp we did it.  Most of us are pretty much done the gardening season.  Sure we can look forward to cool season crops, but the wild abundance of summer is gone.  For me, in zone 5b New England the cooling nights for sure takes a toll, but in my urban garden surrounded by other folks’ […]

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  • Grass to Meadow

    A while back I wrote about this.  Practically all summer I was waiting to start this project.  While I have been lamenting the loss of summer’s heat and long days, looking forward to this project has been the only good part of the cooling weather.  We ripped out our small, needless front lawn and replaced […]

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  • Native Garden Inspiration: Alewife Brook Reservation

    A little way down the bike path from my house is a great bit of urban wild- the Alewife Brook Reservation.  Nestled on the borders of Arlington & Cambridge MA- between a rail line and a highway.  Doesn’t sound idyllic, but it is.  The state put in a lot of effort to improve storm water […]

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