June 2006

To Complain, Or Not

– Posted in: Fruit, Garden chores, Miscellaneous, Weather

Early summer is the time when I pass from the state of “getting behind” into the state of “being behind.” It is a time when there are a lot of beautiful things I might take joy in, but instead find myself wallowing in guilt or despair over unaccomplished goals. Nobody knows how to ruin a [...]

Confession

– Posted in: Miscellaneous

Not only have I not been posting to my blog, I haven't been reading yours. Or yours. Or even yours. According to my Bloglines account, there are over 300 garden blog entries that I haven't looked at--and I reset it to "Mark All Read" at the beginning of June! Believe me, I'm not happy about [...]

Open Days in Tioga County

– Posted in: Events

Do you remember the specialist snowdrop catalog I mentioned way back in January? If you happen to be near Trumansburg, NY, this Saturday, you can visit his garden (and three others) thanks to the Garden Conservancy's Open Days program. I wish I were touring all four gardens, but I've got way too much gardening to [...]