Archives for June 2011

Commentary Series: Hunter: Two Anniversaries

June 27, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Commentary Series: Hunter: Two Anniversaries From Vermont Public Radio: I’ve been putting in new strawberry beds every few years since I started gardening in 1948. You would think I would know how to do it by now. But no, I had to get out my handy little, “The Practical Garden Book”, by Hunn and Bailey,... View Article


June 20, 2011 at 5:15 pm

If a window or a garden can have but one plant, that plant is likely to be a Geranium. –L.H. Bailey, Cyclopedia of American Horticulture, 1901

The Fruit Tree

June 20, 2011 at 11:41 am

By the woodshed or the pump, or against the barn or the garden fence, the apple tree or pear tree connects the residence with the world of life and space that stretches out to woods and farms. We transfer our affections to it, as a half-way place between ourselves and our surroundings. It is the... View Article