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The Best Garden Show of All

Slug traceries — a morning delight in my garden. I don’t enjoy ranting and would much rather rave — about, for example, the glorious iridescent slug traceries on the pavers of my ...

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Bringing the green—or not so much?

Trees courtesy of shutterstock You might not know we reelected a president last week from reading this site. We try to stick to gardening politics. But presidents do have an effect on ...

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Cats in the Garden – Solutions Only

Cat-loving readers will no doubt remember our recent dust-up over the issue of cats in the garden.  That post was prompted by a cat-in-garden photo illustrating a magazine piece about wildlife-friendly gardens ...

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In defense of garden cats

Cat photo courtesy of Shutterstock As a gardening veterinarian, I feel obligated to defend our feline friends against the recent onslaught of poor publicity directed towards them.  I’m referring of course, to ...

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