North Shore Gardening Life

Days Until First Frost

The Greenhouse of Vilis and Magi Nams

By Elizabeth Spence Vilis and Magi Nams live in a clearing in the forest.  They have a large garden with a fenced-in area for growing their own food. Since the winters can be long and brutal here on the North Shore, they decided three years ago that one way to extend their growing season was […]

Deer population

Question from Jennifer Auld-Cameron: We are learning to live ‘cooperatively’ with the expanding deer population.  Last year I used the black mesh used for keeping birds away from vineyards, to protect some of my plants.  It worked very well, except I had to keep expanding it as my plants grew.  I wonder if anyone knows […]

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