Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Then management in its wisdom decided to redo the entrance to improve drainage, and some landscape architect decided the vines must go.
Am I finished? Knowing when to stop is always an art in itself. Maybe I am, or....
Sunday, July 27, 2014
They've planted a few veggies and herbs, some ornamentals and vines to soften the industrial look of the walls.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
The creation of the wife and husband team Jill Nooney and Bob Unger, Bedrock Gardens is on their home ground and open to the lucky public 5 weekends a year and by appointment to groups.
Munger, a retired physician, designs walkways, water features and other satisfying architectural elements.
Sunday, June 1, 2014
Monday, May 19, 2014
The view from my host's window is of an iconic NYC roofgarden: next to a landmarked historic building, a wooden watertower, a few shrubs, a few pots, a view of the Hudson River, and voila, a garden.
All is well.
Sunday, May 4, 2014
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Rhubarb in my new raised bed in New Hampshire today on April 16th; it also snowed in the NYC overnight I hear tell, a record snow fall in both places for the date.
The rhubarb crop, one of my faves, was planted by a previous gardener who had been using this plot. I've had legal opinions from a retired judge in Mass, a former lawyer in NH, and a highly opinionated gardener in NYC, Other Ellen by name, who are unanimous.
None of the three recused herself, despite two being dear friends and one being a dear daughter. This year's harvest belongs to me, ESP. As are the flowers of the evening primrose, emerging on the right.
As are this year's cuttings of chives. Greedy, greedy me