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Wins and Losses

Aug 26, 2010 | George Knowles | Leisure

Wins and losses are inevitable for any gardener. This growing season has made the effort seem particularly worthwhile. By George Knowles

Helping Hands

Helping Hands

Jul 26, 2010 | George Knowles | Blogs | Gardening at Larkspur Hollow | Leisure

Heat and rain have produced a bounty in the garden. With a little direction, small helpers can pitch in harvesting peas, carrots and beans. By George Knowles

Saving garlic from summer heat!

Jul 7, 2010 | George Knowles | Blogs | Gardening at Larkspur Hollow | Leisure

In the blistering heat, gardening ain’t easy. But credit garlic with all kinds of restorative, intoxicating powers. By George Knowles

Summer arrives, the garden is full!

Jun 22, 2010 | George Knowles | Leisure

The longest day of the year arrives. The garden, sparsely populated a month ago, is full. By George Knowles

Feeding the soil that feeds us

Jun 1, 2010 | George Knowles | Leisure

Feeding the soil that feeds us.

A May Harvest of Rhubarb

May 17, 2010 | George Knowles | Blogs | Gardening at Larkspur Hollow | Leisure

The “pie-plant” or rhubarb makes great jams and sauces and performs for years. By George Knowles.

Lilies and Hellebores: early bloomers

Apr 22, 2010 | Liz Knowles | Blogs

Liz Knowles pays tribute to the unsung early bloomers: lilies and hellebores.

Harbingers of Spring

Apr 16, 2010 | Liz Knowles | Blogs

Snowdrops are another one of my passions. There is no better harbinger of spring. By Liz Knowles

Tools of the Trade for Vegetable Gardeners

Apr 12, 2010 | George Knowles | Leisure

George Knowles values his vegetable gardening tools. He writes about “the tried and true friends that have stayed with me.”

Bang! Spring arrives early

Apr 7, 2010 | Liz Knowles | Blogs

GARDENING AT LARKSPUR HOLLOW — A relatively mild winter and this week’s record breaking temperatures have brought everything on in the garden in a rush. By Liz Knowles

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