Marjorie Harris: A life in the garden.

Shade plants

Okay so winter is back. But the wonderful Kelly came and fixed my pipes, we were able to get rid of most of the flood and I hope things will be all right in the spring. We gardeners are nothing if not hopeful. I mentioned Dan Heims? terrific talk last week...

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Dan Heims

There are times when I know I have the best job in the world.? Yesterday proved it. I ?had ?to go to t he International Horticultural Lawn and Garden Trade Show. This is where you get to rub shoulders with all the suppliers of all those gigantic machines you see...

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The beginning of the year

January always seems to bring a funeral. There is something about the darkest days of winter that urge death into the foreground. So this year is like every other one: optimism that it will be better than last year suffused with sadness.? New Year?s Day which started with best party of...

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Happy New Year

And let us hope that 2008 will be better than 2007. Maybe our federal government will take climate change seriously instead of telling us only what is possible now, ?and give us some inspiration to be better than we are.? If you live in any area were it's beyond winter wonderland,...

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The end of Christmas

My family is endearingly crazy. ?I told them that I would do all the Christmas cooking and baking and they'd have to clean up. ?So they arrived bang on time: ? with washbuckets, cloths, ?rubber gloves, aprons and cleaning goods.?"That eco stuff you use doesn't work unless you use it...

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