Space to Walk: Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens

Laying out grounds may be considered a liberal art, in some sort like poetry and painting. — Wordsworth * I try to get to Coastal

What’s in Bloom Here Now – June 2015

It’s Garden Bloggers’ Bloom Day again! * In the scenery of spring, nothing is better, nothing worse; the flowering branches are of themselves, some short,

Of micro-weeding, stick cutting, weed mimicry, and willow salvaging

“Most folks probably think that gardens only get tended when they’re blooming. But most folks would be wrong.” ― Shannon Wiersbitzky, What Flowers Remember *

entrance sign, 6 May 2015

The Clearest Way Into the Universe

“The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness.” ― John Muir * Sometimes it’s fun to revisit a wild spot a month

The sea, which no one tends

“But the sea which no one tends is also a garden” ― William Carlos Williams   The sea looms large in my psyche, as if

view down hill

Companies of Obstinate Trees

In late April, I went with a group of people to explore the 9.4-acre Hayes Farm Park (pdf map) in Etna, NH, including the 4.2-acre

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