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That time of year thou mayest in me behold, when yellow leaves, or none, or few do hang upon the boughs which shake against the cold. Bare ruined choirs where late the sweet birds sang….William Shakespeare Sonnet 73 more

Oct 28, 2016 3:10 PM Mountain Garden

All through autumn we hear a double voice: one says everything is ripe; the other says everything is dying. The paradox is exquisite. We feel what the Japanese call "aware"-an almost untranslatable word meaning something like "Beauty tinged with sadn more

Sep 2, 2016 9:17 AM Mountain Garden

When weeding, the best way to make sure you are removing a weed and not a valuable plant is to pull on it. If it comes out of the ground easily, it is a valuable plant. ~author unknown more

Jun 21, 2016 11:37 AM Mountain Garden

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Ginny Neil

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

Apr 14, 2015 4:47 PM Mountain Garden

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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

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Elizabeth Hunter

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

Jan 7, 2015 2:49 PM Mountain Garden

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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

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