shoulder-high snow peas

starting today, the watering, weeding, and get-dirt-on-your-knees volunteering is rolling into motion at the 200 foot garden (you can read my first day’s account of┬ádiscovering┬áthis tiny fertile bed of soil hugging an otherwise unremarkable sidewalk in brookline). anyone can volunteer, and here’s the latest email update from local garden co-founder, pat. Hi Everyone, We’re hoping … Continue reading

urban gardening on a skinny bed of soil

one of the many fringe benefits of my new role working at america’s test kitchen (the headquarters are squirreled away in a nondescript building, smack dab in brookline village) is the uber-serene 1.3-mile path between fenway station and my destination. (it’s so pleasant, i only foresee taking the green line in the worst of conditions.) … Continue reading