Profile of Janice Wells

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  • Swinging in the shade

    Then you bought a house with a very small backyard and affixed hammock hooks to one corner of the back porch and a fence post. It was kind of ...

  • Adrift in garden dreams

    Of course, we can start seeds and choose plants that multiply freely or self-seed, but the former requires at least a sunny windowsill and the ...

  • A garden by design

    I, as you know, am designing a garden. You probably don’t know that I have just finished designing a kitchen. To scale. Floor plan and frontal ...

  • Plum surprised

    Carla Saldanha is looking for some advice. I know we look things up on the Internet these days, but there’s nothing like tried and true advice ...

  • Gardens grow memories

    Instead, the Ploughmans have over three acres bordering salt water, natural, with wildflowers, one of which is a sedum I'd never heard of that ...

  • Seaweed 101

    I appealed to Fred Cumby, a Heart’s Content neighbour, and learned that from his beginnings with two trees and scores of ant hills, he and his ...

  • Getting things to grow in an outport

    This spring I have a whole new garden to create that I am itching to get at so much I’ve just about decided to postpone an elective surgery that ...

  • Putting an edge on it

    It’s great fun, except that right now I can’t find any of my lists, except one. They’re all supposed to be together on what I call the Heart’s ...

  • Watching birds, dreaming of gardening

    I can’t even work at my newest occupation: sitting by the kitchen window with my feet on the baseboard heater watching the birds at my new ...

  • New Year’s revolution

    I’m talking about technology, specifically communication and information technology.There’s probably a newer word for it but I don’t know it. ...