They are by no means dainty guys but are definitely smaller than 6’7” Karl Kallinich, the general operator of the Beast, who at times, exercising the proper safety precautions, must shimmy under, clamber atop, or, yes, creep inside the giant horizontal grinder to tinker and adjust.
Excerpted from the book “Home Bird”
Hail, kale; winter’s gone.
When David plays the piano for Eleanor, she lies on the sofa and he unplugs the refrigerator and turns off the furnace. ‘I’m inclined toward quiet,’ he says, ‘because it helps creativity, not only in my piano playing, but also with inventing.
When it comes to color decisions, oh boy…There are painters who refuse to get involved…It certainly can be a can of worms, so to speak. It’s a funny psychology based on personal associations….I’ve spent endless hours mixing, matching, and changing colors for people, repainting whole rooms, sometimes three times.
COMSOG is now the Greenhouse of Martha’s Vineyard.
Finally, time to smell the flowers
Spring has sprung, and with it comes the start of Vineyard Gardens’ free and weekly Educational Lecture Series, beginning this Saturday, April 5. Running from 11 am to 12 noon each Saturday through the nursery’s season, the first topic is Starting Plants From Seed. Next, on April 12, is a hands-on workshop: Starting Both Vegetable […]
There was solace in pricking out lettuce seedlings indoors while a blizzard thrummed outside, although I’d have rather been working in the garden. Island gardeners are eager to immerse in all spring work with headlong energy, rather than waiting.