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Urban Safari: RDG Update – Day Lilies

July 3, 2012 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayGarden made it through the second heat wave without a scratch. In fact, the plants have not been this healthy for many years. We think the reason is the large [...]

Mini-Blossom Hummingbird Feeder FirstLook

June 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

When we were out in L.A., we saw hummingbirds everywhere. As we had never seen them in Boston, we always assumed that they were warm-weather birds. The topic [...]

Jardin Plant Supports

June 22, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Northeast is currently in the grip of some seriously hot weather. According to the forecast, cooler air will be moving in soon and relief should be here before the [...]

RDG 2012 Summer Update

June 8, 2012 // 0 Comments

The RainyDayGarden is at its most lush at the beginning of June. The May rain, combined with the 70º day-time temperature, is a signal for many perennials to flower. The [...]

RDG 2012 Mid-May Update

May 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Spring  this year started out warmer but drier than usual (7″ less than average). While the higher temperature gave everything a head start, some plants slowed due to [...]

After The Rain

April 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

Some areas of the East Coast got hammered by the weather over the weekend, but the few inches of rain that fell in New England was much needed and very welcomed. In the [...]

Urban Safari: Spring At The Arboretum 2012

April 18, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Arnold Arboretum is a fantastic place to visit any time of the year (Spring, Fall, Winter). However, if we could only go once a year, then Spring would be it. While [...]

Urban Safari: Macro In The Garden

April 17, 2012 // 0 Comments

The weather forecast for Marathon Monday was spot on: the mercury climbed to over 80º. While the steamy temperature was a challenge for the marathoners, the plants in the [...]

Ides of March 2012 : Spring Already?

March 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

How different this Winter was from that of a year ago! We hardly had any snow this season. Coupled with the unseasonably warm weather the past week, and things in the [...]
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