Tag Archives: tree pits

The Itinerant Urban Gardener

IT BEGAN when my daughter moved into a Prospect Heights brownstone with a struggling pine tree in a barrelĀ  out front. Each time I visited, I eyed the dead branches, wishing I could take a pruner to the thing and … Continue reading

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Pots of Cheer

SEEN AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD recently… Cheap and cheerful: your basic half-barrel filled with multi-colored pansies Wisteria on Wyckoff: a fire escape makes a perfect trellis (is that a code violation?) Best tree pit I’ve seen Exuberant bearded iris, right on … Continue reading

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