April 2008
Horticulture;Apr2008, Vol. 105 Issue 3, p32
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of rebuilding his garden that was destroyed by a snowless winter in Alaska.


Related Articles

  • Pleasure in cold comforts. Alexander-Sinclair, James // Garden;Jan2011, Vol. 136 Issue 1, p17 

    The author reflects on how gardeners can make their winter gardening experience as bearable as possible. He offers a description of the dreariness of gardens in Great Britain during the month of January. The author emphasizes the need for gardeners to accept the fact that winter will arrive...

  • from the editor. Shinn, Meghan // Horticulture;Jan/Feb2012, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p5 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses various reports published within the issue, including "Contented Winter," A Garden of Smiles," and "On Gardening."

  • Where Goodness Goes.  // Icons of Loss & Grace: Moments from the Natural World;2004, p96 

    An essay is presented on emotionally preparing for winter which would ruin the author's garden. She says that she was not disappointed that winter is coming, and instead watched the final burst of color in her garden and waited patiently for frost. She cites that a gardener thinks in terms of a...

  • The gardens grow quiet. Andreae, Christopher // Christian Science Monitor;11/18/98, Vol. 90 Issue 248, p19 

    Discusses events and people at a municipal garden in Scotland. Popular topics amongst the people at the garden; How they prepare the plots for the winter; Why the author enjoys winter at the plots.

  • Liven up your winter landscape. Haapoja, Margart A. // Flower & Garden;Mar1995, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p58 

    Focuses on winter gardening. Ways to liven up the winter landscapes; Selecting appropriate plants.

  • The garden on its own. Eddison, Sydney // Horticulture;Jan97, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p20 

    Reflects on gardening in Connecticut in January. January as a pause that refreshes; Gardening activities enjoyed by the author; Beauty of grasses in January.

  • The gardenless months. Burrell, C. Colston // Horticulture;Jan97, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p24 

    Reflects on winter gardening in the Middle Weat. Author's tendency to order plants from catalogs; Experience of a trip to Costa Rica to escape winter and see the rain forests; Suggestion of trips to a conservatory as a way to make contact with plants over winter.

  • Awash with life. Levine, Ketzel // Horticulture;Jan97, Vol. 94 Issue 1, p26 

    Reflects on the pleasures of winter gardening in the Pacific Northwest. Gloominess of the weather; Fragrance and size of the Mahonias; Scent of the Dawn viburnum; Pacific madrone as a feast for the eyes.

  • Indoor delights. Eddison, Sydney // Horticulture;Dec97, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p18 

    Presents information on gardening during the winter months, such as December. Information on growing tulips; Information on daffodils; Provision of suitable lighting for the plants.

  • Not fade away. Garcia, Sonny // Horticulture;Dec97, Vol. 94 Issue 10, p20 

    Focuses on the inclusion of color in the garden during the winter season. Use of colorful plant pots; Important of vibrant colors, textures and forms; Inclusion of evergreen plants during the winter; Information on the author's garden.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics