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Lecture: Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities! Notes from a Gloucester Garden

On Thursday, March 6th, at 7:30pm I will be giving a slide presentation and lecture for the Holden Garden Club. The lecture is based on my book, Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities!, which I both wrote and illustrated. Now is … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s Garden

Excerpt from Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities! ~ Notes from a Gloucester Garden, Chapter 22 ~ “My Grandmother’s Garden.” My grandmother Mimi, just before she passed away, me, and daughter Liv In the early 1960s my grandparents purchased (for the … Continue reading

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My Book “Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities” at the Rhode Island Flower Show!

My friend JoeAnn sends this pic from the Rhode Island Flower Show. Thanks JoeAnn! Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities! Notes from a Gloucester Garden

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How to Offend Flowers

Native Pink Flowering Dogwood ~ Cornus flordia rubra While writing Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities! I would often come across what seemed at the time random information, but would jot it down anyhow hoping that it would find its way into … Continue reading

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The Emperor of China and How to Make Chrysanthemum Tea

An ancient variety of chrysanthemum originating from China, the ‘Emperor of China’ resembles and is thought to be the chrysanthemum depicted in early Chinese paintings. Chrysanthemums are also grown for their medicinal properties, and their purported magic juices were an … Continue reading

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Magnolia virginiana and How to Win a FREE Copy of Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities!

Tuesday through Friday of this week I will be bringing you expert gardening advice excerpted from my book Oh Garden of Fresh Possibilities! Notes from a Gloucester Garden. My book is currently on sale on my publisher’s website (David R. Godine) for the … Continue reading

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