Kiss the Earth Archive: August, 2012

Meet Maitreyi Roy, the new head of Bartram's

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Actually, a lot of folks already know Maitreyi from her work at PHS. She's a senior VP for programs and planning, the most recent of many positions... Read more

A brand new shopping op at Bartram's

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Been to Bartram's lately? I haven't been for awhile and was pleasantly surprised yesterday to see the beautiful new Garden Shop. What a nice... Read more

Jumbo, the mighty fig tree

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How's this for a healthy fig tree? It's loaded with green figs that will keep their bright color as they ripen. Me, I prefer the look of the... Read more

Elephant ears and the gift of summer

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Here's an easy idea for a cool summer landscape - green and white caladium or elephant ears and feathery yellow corydalis. This lovely combination... Read more

'lopes and other bargains out there

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My cantaloupes won't look anything like these luscious numbers in a farmers market in Oakland, CA, a few weeks ago. But I wasn't planning on... Read more

Long beans, bitter melon make a sweet garden

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Ray Soriano is a retired pathologist from Thomas Jefferson University, so he has lots of time to fiddle with things in his garden in Southampton... Read more