September 18, 2019 The Secret Garden, Bernard McMahon, John M. Darby, Abel Aken Hunter, Prose on Autumn Denis Mackail, Straw Bale Gardens Complete by Joel Karsten, Winterizing Strawberry Beds, and the Mary Statue in South Natick

20200101 The Daily Gardener Album Cover

Last night I shared the trailer for The Secret Garden remake, which just dropped.  It is a visual feast for lovers of gardens everywhere. The new adaptation of the children’s classic stars Colin Firth and Julie Walters and is set for release in April (2020). It looks fantastic. The Secret Garden is a children’s novel…

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Caught in the Doldrums of August

Denis Mackail

by Denis Mackail Caught in the doldrums of August we may have regretted the departing summer, having sighed over the vanished strawberries and all that they signified. Now, however, we look forward almost eagerly to winter’s approach. We forget the fogs, the slush, the sore throats, and the price of coal. We think only of…

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