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Sculpting the Earth

THAT’S A POETIC way of saying “moving dirt around,” which is what my daughter ZoĆ« and I have been doing these past two mild afternoons. This property came with a compost heap, misguidedly located smack in the middle of the … Continue reading

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A Bed for All Seasons

ONE OF MY FAVORITE FLOWER BEDS upstate is a 4’x4′ square outlined in cinderblock, with foot-high boxwoods in each corner and a concrete birdbath bought for $40 in the center. I think the term is “pocket garden.” Self-contained and visible … Continue reading

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