Monthly Archives: March 2011

When It Comes to Deer, Think Globally, Act Locally

There is hardly a topic in the letters to the editor of our local paper, The Rivertowns Enterprise, that is more emotional and sensitive than deer control. Local citizens who believe that the deer population should be reduced usually cite … Continue reading

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The Lost Tomato

The last patch of snow has finally melted off the lawn and the seed and plant catalogs are arriving in our mailbox daily. Having been disappointed over the years by bare-root perennials ordered from catalogs, I prefer going to nurseries … Continue reading

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Over-the-Top Flowers at the Bottom of the World

Last month, my friend Renee Shamosh, greenhouse co-chair of the Garden Club of Irvington-on-Hudson, and her husband Michael, took a vacation trip to Argentina and Chile. Their final stop was Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world, capital of Tierra … Continue reading

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