CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTOS | Here’s the window box, as close up as I could manage.
And so the season draws to a close with enormous amounts of rain, really surprising downpours. This is exceptionally good for our evergreens, sending them into dormancy with their needles full of water, just as we would have wished. It continues to be unseasonably warm and many perennials look like they’re going to re-bloom any minute, but, of course, they’re not. (more…)
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO | Here’s a poor photograph (sorry!) of my 25 babies. I think they’re wonderful!
Progress report as follows: I am still completely in love with my succulents. But I’m also still convinced they have come to us from another world. (more…)
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO | Succulents displayed on the author’s shelves.
Last fall, I spent a lot of time composing that farewell letter to all of you, my fellow gardeners. Now you see I can’t be trusted. I’ll be writing a column every fourth week for the season, which means we can’t do the same old, same old, in which I harry, instruct, insist and otherwise make a nuisance of myself telling you what to do and when. We’ll have to do something different. (more…)