Category Archives: Gardening

Every Maine family needs this guide to get-a-ways and adventures

Jen Hazard has given us a great list of Maine family get-aways and adventures in her book The Maine Playbook, published by Islandport Press. If anyone knows the best places for family get-a-ways and adventures, it’s Jennifer Hazard. Jen, her husband, and their two kids have been traveling the state for years, enjoying our best […]

If turkeys are damaging your crops you can kill them

I get lots of complaints from farmers – and even from homeowners – about wild turkeys. Most are not aware that they can kill those turkeys. Here’s that information, from DIFW’s new big game management plan: You can kill any wild turkey if the turkey is in the act of attacking, harassing, or wounding domestic […]

Can bees really thrive at the top of a Paris apartment building?

My neighbors raise bees, something I’ve always found fascinating, and of course Linda loves to see them in her extensive flower and vegetable gardens. So I was quick to grab the children’s book, Bees in the City, published by Tilbury House Publishers in Thomaston. Written by Andrea Cheng, the daughter of Hungarian immigrants, who has […]

My wife is an amazing gardener

My wife Linda is an amazing gardener. In addition to stunning flower gardens in the front and back yards, she has a large vegetable garden, raised beds, and a 14 by 28 foot Hoop House. Yes, we have fresh veggies all winter long. I wandered the yard recently and took these photos.       […]