Monthly Archives: August 2006

A Joe-Pye Weed By Any Other Name…






Its blossoms are the color of claret stains on white linen, and it is about as welcome in formal gardens as a clumsy tippler at the dinner table. But mark my words: the joe-pye weed will have its day even … Continue reading

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What Hides In August’s Broad Daylight?






FROM THE ARCHIVE: August opens up the steam valves and pokes the coals of summer so that even the shady knoll where we live becomes an incubator at this time of year. Life teems at every level from the stink … Continue reading

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