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Garden Inspiration: Late-Season Lushness in Amagansett

HERE, TO MANY, IS WHAT THE HAMPTONS is really about — not the ocean beaches but the native oak woods and the gardening that is possible within them, with the help of a sturdy deer fence. This green and lovely … Continue reading

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Cheap Sam’s

YESTERDAY I FINALLY GOT THERE: Cheap Sam’s Plant Bargains in Holtsville, N.Y., right off the Long Island Expressway at Exit 62. It’s an hour-and-a-half from East Hampton, but everyone around here seems to know it: “Oh, sure, Cheap Sam’s. Of … Continue reading

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Decisions, Decisions

THESE DAYS, I’M FACED WITH CHOICES I couldn’t have predicted a few months back, when I lived in a brownstone in Brooklyn. They’re fun choices, not matters of life and death. Still, they are perplexing. For example: Fencing: how high? … Continue reading

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Good Fences Make Good Gardens

GOOD FENCES may or may not make good neighbors, but good deer fences definitely make good gardens.   A friend here just told me how her husband, fired up with enthusiasm the very first day they moved to a wooded … Continue reading

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Cottage Garden, Despite the Deer

IT’S WORKING. After 7 years, the perennial beds at my upstate New York place, where my wasband (thanks to Marggy Kerr for that word) lives and gardens, are finally filled in enough to suppress weeds. Two months without any weeding, … Continue reading

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