Monthly Archives: May 2015

Sherwood Inn Landing on Lake Champlain

This morning I share with you a seasonally in-sync Rosslyn artifact that I acquired last week on eBay. This vintage postcard postmarked July 24, 1959 depicts the waterfront in front of Rosslyn and Sunnyside. The caption reads: Sherwood Inn, Landing, on Lake Champlain. Although I remain … Continue reading

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Protecting Strawberries from Squirrels

Of all the ways that gardeners try protecting strawberries from birds, bird netting offers the best solution. Learn how to safely protect your strawberries. (Source: Bonnie Plants) I mentioned to Catherine Seidenberg recently that strawberry bandits persistently steal/damage our ripe strawberries. The … Continue reading

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Mid-May Grafting Update

Some discouraging grafting news this morning: all three apple trees that I grafted with my father a little less than a month ago appear to be rejecting the grafts. No, that’s a bit presumptuous. The trees probably aren’t responsible for the failed grafts, … Continue reading

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Buried Peony Crowns

Catherine Seidenberg, an exciting new addition to “Team Rosslyn” this spring, has been tackling all sorts of vegetable and flower garden projects. Most exciting? I’m learning lots from her! Her most recent caveat was that I’ve been using too much … Continue reading

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