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First Day of Spring 2011

March 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

Spring has finally arrived, and not a moment too soon. With a record-breaking amount of snow in January, we, like everyone else in New England, are ready to see [...]

Urban Safari : FirstSnow 2010

December 27, 2010 // 0 Comments

First big storm of the season and it was a doozie. The snow was light and fluffy and the wind created some fairly good size drifts. Good thing we don’t have any plans [...]

RDG 2010 update

July 15, 2010 // 0 Comments

The weather in Boston at the end of June and the beginning of July was brutally hot. There wasn’t any rain for two weeks and things were starting to droop. We resisted [...]

RDG Container Garden Update

June 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

We had a couple of really hot days in May, which we thought might be too much for our new plantlings out in the garden, but the amount of May rain kept the plants happy and [...]

RainyDayGarden Update

May 17, 2010 // 0 Comments

The weather in Boston was all over the place at the beginning of May, but it has finally settled down. Everything we planted in mid-April survived the frost-warnings and [...]

Planting tomatoes in April

April 23, 2010 // 0 Comments

One of the advantages of a raised-bed garden is that the above-ground soil has an opportunity to heat up during the day. The warmer soil allows vegetables to be planted [...]

Raised bed gardening accessories

March 16, 2010 // 0 Comments

Working on a vegetable garden is a wonderful and relaxing diversion for many. However, if you are a beginner, getting started can be somewhat intimidating. How to set one up? [...]

Feeding Time

January 3, 2010 // 0 Comments

It has been snowing for three days straight. Most of the stuff coming down is light and fluffy, but it is starting to pile up! All this snow is making it more difficult for [...]

Peonies

June 16, 2009 // 1 Comment

All  of the rain and cool weather this June not only gave us a big Cottonwood “snow storm”, it also gave us an enormous bounty of Peony blooms.  The [...]

May Flowers

May 24, 2009 // 0 Comments

The  cardinals and blue jays have been busy chowing down on the feast of seeds and nuts some of the editors have been putting out in the RainyDayGarden. The abundance of [...]
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