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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 [...]

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 [...]

RDG 2012 Mid-Spring Update

April 13, 2012 // 0 Comments

A month ago the temperature hit 80º+, but like any aberration, it returned to the seasonal norm quickly enough. Those few days of warm weather in March jump-started all of [...]

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 [...]

First Snow 2011

October 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

The  Nor’easter made quite a mess over the weekend. Many are still feeling its effects today. Fortunately for Boston, the storm only dropped a few inches of the heavy [...]

Splitting Irises

June 23, 2011 // 0 Comments

The best thing about having a perennial garden is hardly ever having to do any work on it while enjoying its beauty year after year. The second best thing about a perennial [...]

Spring 2011?

March 31, 2011 // 0 Comments

It’s the last day of March and many green things have started to poke out of the ground. The irides and crocuses are happily warming themselves in the sun. We [...]
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