Creating a Life of Plenty

May 12, 2016
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Gardening in Colonial Williamsburg

Recently I was privileged to attend the 70th annual Colonial Williamsburg Garden Symposium sponsored in part by the American Horticultural Society. The theme was Trailblazers and Trendsetters. Our keynote speaker was Joe Lamp’l from the PBS Series “Growing A Greener … Continue reading

July 8, 2014
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A Master Class in Gardening: Part 3, Mount Vernon’s Espaliers and Cordons

Espalier is the horticultural and ancient agricultural practice of controlling woody plant growth for the production of fruit, by pruning and tying branches to a frame, frequently in formal patterns, flat against a structure such as a wall, fence, or … Continue reading

August 18, 2012
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My Urban Garden Bike Adventure

Today was a really good day for combining passions.  I participated in a bike tour of urban gardens here in Columbus organized by a partnership of Yay Bikes! & Local Matters.  Attendees got to choose from three different ride lengths … Continue reading