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Ginny Neil

"Use it up, wear it out, make it do or do without..." - New England Proverb more »

Apr 27, 2016 11:04 AM Mountain Garden


Ginny Neil

"The fair-weather gardener, who will do nothing except when the wind and weather and everything else are favorable, is never master of his [her] craft." - Henry Ellacombe more »

Mar 9, 2016 12:40 PM Mountain Garden


Ginny Neil

Where flowers bloom, so does hope. —Lady Bird Johnson more »

Jan 27, 2016 4:30 PM Mountain Garden

“Plants want to grow; they are on your side as long as you are reasonably sensible.” —Anne Wareham more »

Oct 22, 2015 11:28 AM Mountain Garden


Ginny Neil

Inheritance is bountiful when it comes to heirloom seeds that can be passed down the generations. more »

Aug 17, 2015 4:48 PM Mountain Garden


Ginny Neil

“When God blesses the harvest, there is enough for the thief as well as the gardener.” –Polish Proverb more »

Jun 23, 2015 3:34 PM Mountain Garden


Ginny Neil

"My garden is my favorite teacher." -Betsy Cañas Garmon more »

Apr 14, 2015 4:47 PM Mountain Garden


Elizabeth Hunter

When you plant, think like the species of tree you’re putting into a hole, and about its future there. more »

Feb 23, 2015 1:48 PM Mountain Garden


Elizabeth Hunter

The color has life throughout the growing year, and beyond. more »

Jan 7, 2015 2:49 PM Mountain Garden


Elizabeth Hunter

The magic of seeds goes beyond their amazing numbers and viability. They’re also, in many cases, simply beautiful. more »

Oct 15, 2014 4:43 PM Mountain Garden


Elizabeth Hunter

In what might be called the “garden whisperer” approach, there’s much to be said for letting the plants have a role in the plans. more »

Aug 14, 2014 8:58 AM Mountain Garden

Castor Oil Plant

Elizabeth Hunter

The plant’s poisonous seeds don’t preclude growing “something out of maurice sendak’s imagination.” more »

Jul 1, 2014 12:00 AM Mountain Garden


Elizabeth Hunter

Easy to grow, easy to keep and easy to look at, bearded irises have a long history of beauty. more »

Apr 17, 2014 10:04 AM Mountain Garden 2 Comments