Category Archives: Strawberries

Getting to Green

If you have read this blog for some time, you will know that my adventure in urban rooftop agriculture is just one manifestation of a broader interest in environmental issues.   Having spent more than two decades working for various Green … Continue reading

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In the world of ornamental horticulture, perhaps because of the pervasive influence of our British cousins, etiquette demands a certain reticence when discussing one’s own garden.   Pausing with guests before a spectacularly rare and difficult Tricyrtis, one might be allowed … Continue reading

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First Berries

June 6 — A happy day, on which the first berries were harvested from the Battery Rooftop Garden: I’m not sure whether these are Fragaria “Sparkle,” “Allstar,” or “Seascape,” but in any case, eaten directly from the vine, they were … Continue reading

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