If you find yourself walking along Newbury Street in the next few days and weeks, stop in front of the Marc Jacobs store and look down. An optimistic gardener has planted perky, yellow daffodils and white hyacinths around a sturdy tree. What a bright and fragile touch of spring! No fence, no border protects these flowers from the dogs and humans passing by. I stood and watched for a minute or so. It was great to see people notice the flowers and smile.. and move a bit away to give the little patch some room to be. Spring is nearly here. Just a few hours away…. Ahhhh.
Hey city gardeners! This site is for you!My name is Janine and I'm a dedicated gardener with years of hands-in-the-soil experience. My specialty is small space gardens in urban locations. There is all kinds of good information in here. Send me comments and ideas. Enjoy!
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