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Never have I seen so much grown, so carefully, in spaces of approximately 50 by 50 feet.
"A pleasing species but liable to become a rampant weed," is an understatement when it comes to campanula.
Gardeners got an eyeful during a tour of five private gardens up-Island "” all to benefit the Congregational Church in West Tisbury.
The name of the blazing blue plants trailing over a retaining wall as you drive into Oak Bluffs is Lithodora diffusa, in the family famous for blues.
Is there a prettier tree to ogle than a magnolia?
Caring for our home planet now will help protect its future, and ours.
If we wish to support the glamorous species, the creatures we love to observe, we must also support the unglamorous ones, upon whom the former depend.
Style is random and demanding: keeping up with the latest trendy colors can be quite a challenge.
Predicting how things will grow this spring is tricky business, since the season is so advanced.
The pattern, texture, and color of a its bark makes a tree more interesting and easier to identify.
Tomatoes, and much more, can be yours at modest cost when you sow and grow your own.
When a solitary bulb goes for more than $1,000, gardening has become a competitive sport.
Evergreens provide relief from the mid-winter monochromatic landscape, while seed ordering offers hope for the future.
Starting about now, stored vegetables are likely to start sprouting.
Most years, gardens would be covered by snow by now, or turned under, but this is 2012 and who knows what's going on.
Mulching is like a buying an insurance policy for your plants and garden, buffering them against unknown risks.
While kale and root crops extend this season, local gardeners are planning for the next one.
The unseasonable weather reminds gardeners that their work is never finished, really.
Increasing yield, using what's available, and trying new recipes keeps some gardeners continually satisfied.
Eighteenth annual Barn Raisers' Ball, Saturday 7:30 to 10 pm at the Ag Hall.