Susan Mitchell is a self-taught gardener with a passion for as much color as possible in her plantings, and therefore loves the English cottage garden style. Vegetables are OK, but flowers are “food for the soul.” She has a B.S. degree in journalism, and worked as an editor for the UMass Amherst Cooperative Extension Service publications department. She lives in Dracut with her husband.
The wide range of leaf forms, colors and shapes that succulents exhibit fascinates gardeners endlessly, especially when grown in containers.Read Story →
Spring Gardening in Uncertain Climes I must confess, about two dozen years ago, when I began to hear about global warming, I naively assumed it meant…Read Story →
Create Gorgeous Containers for Your Deck This Season “I must have flowers, always and always.” — Claude Monet I embrace that sentiment, and come spring I must…Read Story →
The Garden Conservancy’s Open Days in New Hampshire. If there is anything a gardener loves more than working in his or her garden, it’s visiting…Read Story →
You’ve done it. You’ve taken the plunge and planted a flower garden. Congratulations! Flower gardens are all about blossoms, in whatever colors you have chosen…Read Story →
When spring finally arrived earlier this year, a sigh of relief could be heard throughout New England. We could go outside at last and enjoy…Read Story →