"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.
Caring for our home planet now will help protect its future, and ours.
Style is random and demanding: keeping up with the latest trendy colors can be quite a challenge.
The pattern, texture, and color of a its bark makes a tree more interesting and easier to identify.
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.
Eighteenth annual Barn Raisers' Ball, Saturday 7:30 to 10 pm at the Ag Hall.
Elusive bats, fluttering at dusk, their Hallowe'en shapes silhouetted against the dying light, symbolize how much of the quotidian is unknown to us.
All the signs point to it: pesky yellow jackets, heavy dewfall, the katydid and cricket chorus, roadside banks of goldenrod. Summer is cresting and Labor Day looms.