February 2006


– Posted in: Mailbag, Recommended Links

Anne Brygger claims to have the northernmost garden on the North American continent. She gardens in Barrow, Alaska. Is that Zone 2? Indeed it is. Plus the average summer temp is around 45F, and day length is about May 10 through August 2 (sunrise to sunset). And we are a poorly drained desert…. Supposedly Fairbanks [...]

Christopher Lloyd dies at 84

– Posted in: Book reviews, Miscellaneous

In case you haven't heard, Christopher Lloyd died last Friday. I know many of you enjoyed his writing, as I did. His books could be frustrating, because so many things he grew were not hardy, but I found when he was writing for North American audiences, such as articles in Horticulture, he took pains to [...]