Tag: Garden Variety at Barnes and Noble
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly! Insect Enemy Number One: Tomato Hornworm Wanted Dead or Alive!
The Hornworm (Manduca sexta) – Image â“’ Tim Geiss at Poltergeiss Wanted Dead or Alive:Â Manduca quinquemaculata (and alsoÂ Manduca sexta)Â aka The Hornworm. Although he looks almost clownish in Tim Geiss’ photo (above), this garden pest is no laughing matter. The hornworm feeds on tomato plants and their relatives (other nightshades of theÂ Solanaceae family; includingÂ peppers, tomatillos, eggplants, […]Read More
Front Yard Gardens: A Peek at the Design Process…
Front Yard Garden Design Proposal – Early Autumn View – Drawing Â© 2010 Michaela at TGE Just look at this sweet little house! It’s easy to see why my clients Laura and Dan fell in love with this place, isn’t it? I was instantly charmed by this classic New England home. From the slate-covered hip […]Read More
Announcing New Weekly Posts on Garden Variety at Barnes & Noble…
( Clearly, the gardener reads ! ) Beep, beep, beep, beep… We now interrupt the usual, (somewhat quirky), blog posts to announce my new relationship with Garden Variety, the Barnes & Noble blog for bookish green-thumbs. Many thanks to Kristin for inviting me to write for Barnes and Noble on a weekly basis. Needless to […]Read More