GET GROWING

Get Growing: A tale of two pots

6/17/20

One of my favorite gardening tasks of early summer is planting the two large round pots on the patio. I love to wander the aisles at Andrew’s...

It’s been a while since I wrote about New Yorkers’ fascination with tomato plants. As I have observed in past columns, tomato plants show up in the...

Get Growing: Leaping lily leaf beetles!

5/13/20

Springtime brings us many gifts in the garden, as perennials and bulbs break their dormancy and send tender green shoots forth from the earth. But...

Get growing: Monarda mayhem

4/29/20

As I surveyed my garden this week, I noticed that my once-tidy patch of bee balm (Monarda) has taken over far too much real estate. What once were...

Get Growing: Pansies are here!

4/13/20

April always tests our patience with chilly damp weather, but I know that spring is here when Andrew’s Greenhouse in South Amherst hangs out a sign...

Good news! Good viruses!Many of you undoubtedly recall that between 2015 and 2018, our region experienced a dramatic increase in the population of...

Editor’s note: We are thrilled to welcome back “Get Growing” columnist Mickey Rathbun, a perennial favorite of readers.These days we are living in...

Get Growing: So long, farewell

10/18/19

I am sad to report that this will be my final Get Growing column. I started writing the column in December 2015, nearly four years ago. As I...

Crabapple trees are one of my favorite ornamental spring trees. A mainstay of the New England landscape, they offer three seasons of interest, plus...

Last week I was in New York and happened to step into the intimate, shaded garden tucked in behind the Jefferson Market Library in Greenwich...

Get Growing: Tree tales

9/27/19

This summer I’ve been reading a novel titled “The Overstory” by Richard Powers. The book won the Pulitzer Prize in 2018 and has been praised by...

All sorts of people have Twitter accounts. And not just people. I know people whose pets like to tweet about their day-to-day lives. But how about...

Displaying results 1-12 (of 20)
 |<  < 1 - 2  >  >| 


Daily Hampshire Gazette Office

115 Conz Street
Northampton, MA 01061
413-584-5000

 

Copyright © 2020 by H.S. Gere & Sons, Inc.
Terms & Conditions - Privacy Policy