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Get Growing with Mickey Rathbun: A garden is a canvas: “Painting the Modern Garden: From Monet to Matisse” comes to Amherst Cinema
02-08-2024 1:35 PM

By MICKEY RATHBUN

As the calendar page flips to the short but cruel month of February, I suspect that many gardeners, like me, are getting tired of the somber palette of gray and brown.Just in time to rescue us from seasonal ennui, a wonderful documentary, “Painting...

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Get Growing with Mickey Rathbun: Thoughts of the garden in winter: Gardening has its discouraging moments, yet we persevere
01-12-2024 12:13 PM

By MICKEY RATHBUN

There’s not a lot going on in my garden, now blanketed under a foot of snow, to inspire this month’s column. So I took a break from dreaming over the spring promise of seed catalogs and went in search of a soul-satisfying poem about the garden in...


Get Growing with Mickey Rathbun: Free seeds: Mass Aggie Seed Library at UMass Amherst makes seeds accessible to all
02-12-2023 11:53 AM

By MICKEY RATHBUN

It’s February. A few days ago, the temperature outside was an untoasty -10 degrees, weather that challenges the reaches of our imaginations to conjure images of newly planted vegetable seeds sprouting in our gardens. But it’s never too soon to start...


Get Growing: Why crabapple trees are looking sad this year, and what to do about it
10-18-2019 2:15 PM

By MICKEY RATHBUN

Crabapple trees are one of my favorite ornamental spring trees. A mainstay of the New England landscape, they offer three seasons of interest, plus a handsome branching habit that looks good all winter long, especially when decked with freshly fallen...


Get Growing: Beware the tawny daylily
08-09-2019 12:04 AM

By MICKEY RATHBUN

I have a big patch of daylilies behind my house. They are a disorganized jumble of plants that were given to me along with others that I’ve bought at plant sales, nurseries and farmers markets. I have never paid much attention to this part of the...


Mickey Rathbun: How did kissing beneath mistletoe become a Christmas tradition?
12-22-2016 11:11 PM

Mistletoe is one of those Christmas traditions that many of us know little about, beyond the fact that people are supposed to kiss under it when it’s hung in a doorway during the holiday season. I got curious about it a few years ago when a friend...


Michey Rathbun: Amaryllis: A Winter Wonder
12-08-2016 2:54 PM

We’re entering that dark cold part of the year, when color drains from the landscape and we yearn for some bright growing things. A terrific way to enliven the winter months is to pot up some amaryllis bulbs. At first sight, the large, knobby bulbs...

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