Stella Otto: The Backyard Fruit Gardener

Today's Tip: Mow vegetation short around the base of fruit trees and bushes to reduce winter habitat for rodents.

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Founding Gardeners: The Revolutionary Generations, Nature, and the Shaping of the American Nation — Book Review

Founding Gardeners book cover

Book Review Title: Found­ing Gar­den­ers: The Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Gen­er­a­tions, Nature, and the Shap­ing of the Amer­i­can Nation Author: Andrea Wulf Strong points: Found­ing Gar­den­ers is metic­u­lously researched. It is as much or more an his­toric doc­u­men­ta­tion as it is a hor­ti­cul­tural recount­ing. Agri­cul­ture was inex­orably inter­twined with our country’s early growth and strength. Andrea does a masterful […]

Revolutionary Idea, Revolutionary Gardens

Andrea Wulf and Peter Hatch enjoy a relaxing break during the Revolutionary Gardens conference

I just choose to spend 3 of the most gor­geous fall weather days.…..inside. Yes, inside. Why on earth would any gar­dener in their right mind want to do that when we all know these per­fect days of the sea­son are num­bered? It was pos­si­bly a rev­o­lu­tion­ary idea, a Rev­o­lu­tion­ary Gar­dens con­fer­ence to be pre­cise. Our relatively […]