Ginny Neil

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


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

See Ginny Neil's recipe for Grape Pie, taken from her March/April "Grape Joy" article. more

Mar 9, 2016 12:39 PM Food & Flavors


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


Ginny Neil

Ramps are first. Then morels, followed by asparagus. Here’s how to take gustatory advantage of the early trio. more

Mar 1, 2013 12:00 AM Mountain Garden

Winter can be hard on newborn farm stock. And despite painstaking care from owners, some survive, and some don’t. more

Feb 8, 2011 12:00 AM People

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