The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Tag: garden

Waiting For Spring

text by Maine Boats, Homes & Harbors editor Polly Saltonstall  As the gentle January snow fell outside, I decide to make a lovely beef stew with carrots and onions from the cold cellar, celery grown in the kitchen window and tomatoes put up last fall. Seems a pity to pollute all that goodness with store-bought […]

Free For The Taking

an ongoing search by Shannon Thompson

First Green Salad From Our Little Urban Garden

photograph by Justin Gove

The Asticou Azalea Garden, Northeast Harbor

photographs and text by Jennifer Steen Booher of Quercus Design The Asticou Azalea Garden is a local landmark, and like most locals, I rarely manage to visit our landmarks during their seasons. You New Yorkers out there, betcha only visit the Statue of Liberty when you’ve got enthusiastic house guests, right? Same here. Well, I finally made it […]

In My Herb Garden

haiku by Kristen Lindquist Tulip leaves push through the center of a sage plant– power of yearning.

Snow On Daffodils

text and haiku by Kristen Lindquist These early spring snowfalls can be painful, especially if you’ve been teased by “real” spring weather already–air like warm breath on the back of your neck that made you sweat, that whispered sweet nothings about swelling leaf buds and opening flowers. We woke this morning to more snow falling, […]

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