Many times in this column I refer to people as master gardeners. Who are these folks and what does this mean?
A bunch of ‘guerilla gardeners’ led by Heather Nelson have been working hard to get the grounds of the Neshobe School in shape for the coming school year.
All of us need to stop and go on vacation. All the work will be there waiting for us next week, next month, next year.
Ten gardens in four separate local towns: they have all been planned, laid out, dug out, weeded, mulched, and planted. You don’t have to do a thing, except enjoy.
I intend to ignore the storms, winds, rains, and flooding that have inundated us this past week. Let other voices dwell on them. For me, it is eternal summer.
Blue Seal, just south of Brandon village on Route 7, caters to our local farming community. In spring, you’ll see baby chicks and seed potatoes.
This is dedicated to everyone who grabs a shovel, fork, or hoe and puts seeds or plants in the ground, and waters them, weeds them, and hopes.
Virgil & Constance Home and Garden occupies the space first used by the plant store, Pinewood Gardens, opened by the Sabatini family on Route 7.
I write today about nothing less than fanatical gardening excess.
This is a farm dedicated to conservation, farming, preservation, and beauty. Carl Phelps and Nan Jenks-Jay have been running it for over 25 years.