North Shore Gardening Life

Days Until First Frost

My Grandma’s Yard

by Michelle Robinson Our back yard won’t win prizes. It could really use a fix. In winter we don’t notice when the snow piles up and sticks. But springtime’s busy springing and our back yard’s springing, too — Buds and shoots and . . . who knows what that is, but it sure grew. This […]

A Potted History of Gardening

A Potted History of Gardening: Back to Nature by Elizabeth Spence  We have been making gardens in one form or another for thousands and thousands of years. Prehistoric farmers set up their forest gardens for growing food.  They cultivated plants and trees – not always in forests – but in ways that functioned like forests.  […]

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