Monthly Archives: March 2014

Spring Bulb Show

For two weeks every March, Smith College’s Lyman Conservatory in Northampton, Massachusetts hosts a spring bulb show. Two greenhouses are chock-full of forced narcissus, tulips and many types of miniature bulbs as well as branches of spring flowering shrubs such … Continue reading

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Collect moments, not things.

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Brushpile: Wildlife Habitat

From YardMap‘s Facebook page: We think this photo is beautiful! Why? It features a great component of wildlife habitat- a brushpile! Do you have a brushpile in your backyard habitat? Show off your “really great brushpile” by entering YardMap’s Make My … Continue reading

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Be Soft

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Barn Raising

For many years, we have been members of a horse-powered CSA farm here in our town, the only one that I know of in our area. Four beautiful Belgians are the only means of power; used to plow, harrow, plant, cultivate … Continue reading

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In Like a Lion, Out Like a Lamb

COUNTRY GARDENING in zone 5 “In like a lion, out like a lamb.” In March, month of the vernal equinox, New England transitions from winter to spring and can experience a broad range of weather from raging blizzard to warm days with … Continue reading

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Winter Sunrise

Not being a morning person, I often slumber through the dawn so miss the beauty of those early morning hours. Even more rare is my going outside on a frosty morning. Some days it’s worth the effort of bypassing my … Continue reading

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