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Cultivate ’14: Plants and Art

I had the opportunity to travel to Columbus, Ohio, last July to attend Cultivate ’14.  This annual conference is held for people from all aspects of the horticulture industry, including growers, retailers, landscapers, interior plantscapers, floral designers, and educators. 549 more words


Herbie for glasshouse soil-setting

The experiment run over summer 2014 looking at the efficacy of Herbie ‘soil-setting’ granules against Fusarium oxysporum in glasshouse soil showed promise, but it was an industry concern that the process would take too long at such a busy time of year. 77 more words


It’s Spring! (in Northern California)

The snow is falling again in the Northeast, and I look out at the fading light in my garden, which is two colors: the gray of the tree trunks and branches and the white of the snow. 235 more words


Crowd control

So we did it and we (and the garden) lived to tell the tale. Yep, our first visit of the year from the local primary school. 554 more words



Roofmeadow has been kicking around on rooftops since 1997, and, in that time, we have come across some curious finds. Because the winter chill has slowed our construction work, we thought we’d take some time to mine our photo archives and share a few unexpected finds with you. 603 more words

Green Infrastructure

Kitchen Herb Garden: Thyme (update)

I have previously posted a post about thyme, where I mentioned I was starting a herb garden in my kitchen. It has been a couple of weeks, and now the mason jar containing the thyme is growing along nicely. 112 more words

Edible Gardening