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Margaret Roach
Ex-Martha exec, now just mad gardener Margaret. Creator of ... author of 'And I Shall Have Some Peace There' and 'The Backyard Parables.'
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Margaret Roach May 3
Replying to @KBAndersen
Thanks, Kurt. I am thinking you sound like a potential convert to the green side, so watch out.
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Kurt Andersen May 2
I‘m not a gardener but I’m fortunate to live with one and I love plants and flowers and adore this brilliant gardening guru and her beautifully written new book, just out. It’s useful and gorgeous, a great combination.
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Margaret Roach May 3
Who needs flowers when you have the autumn fern (Dryopteris erthrosora) and a good selection of Japanese painted?
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Margaret Roach Apr 21
Easter candy (or giant botanical matzoh balls?). Happy holiday weekend, from me and the that is outdoing itself this year.
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Margaret Roach Jan 13
I buy organic seed, and seek out regionally appropriate varieties, too, for best garden success. Here’s why.
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Margaret Roach Jan 9
Nonstop wildlife antics go on in my “snag” or wildlife tree. Why I try never to cut down dead or dying trees, but transform them.
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Margaret Roach Jan 8
I started watering my Clivias again this week, after a couple of months of no drinks. Caring for these long-lived houseplants.
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Margaret Roach Jan 8
How long does leftover seed last? A viability chart:
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Margaret Roach Dec 4
More, more, more SOUP ideas. (Getting cold again here after a spring-like couple of days. Weird weather!)
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Margaret Roach Dec 3
Why I “feed” my blue jays the egg shells every time I eat eggs (and why they chip paint off my house, too).
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Margaret Roach 12 Nov 18
Rereading interview with the late, brilliant Elizabeth Farnsworth about figuring out what’s really native where you garden.
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Margaret Roach 6 Nov 18
Sweet potato-topped lentil- and mushroom-filled shepherd’s pie. Delicious.
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Margaret Roach 6 Nov 18
Before it’s too late--pick those green herbs and freeze them in one of these ways:
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Margaret Roach 5 Nov 18
I never prune in fall for aesthetics, but whenever it occurs, I always remove dead and damaged stuff. When to prune what:
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Margaret Roach 4 Nov 18
Soup, soup and more soup: Mushroom, cream of celery, black bean and other vegetable soup expanding ideas, with Alexandra Stafford.
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Margaret Roach 3 Nov 18
Just stashed my 'Butternut' squash supply...but where is the right temp and humidity to store which vegetables?
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Margaret Roach 3 Nov 18
Sweet potato shepherd’s pie, filled with lentils!
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Margaret Roach 2 Nov 18
6 things to do for birds this fall, with BirdNote.
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Margaret Roach 1 Nov 18
November is all about the leaves here...plus these other key chores.
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Margaret Roach 30 Oct 18
A good one for Halloween: Is it a crow, or is it a raven?
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