Storey staffers and friends share October garden scenes.
Fall is, without a doubt, my favorite season in New England (and no, it’s not just because apple cider donuts are suddenly available everywhere). It’s the cooler air, the brilliant foliage, the bustle of creatures preparing for winter, the gradual turning inward, and gardens going slowly, brilliantly quiet. This month, all of contributor MaryAnn Nøbben’s photos show a world covered in frost’s jagged lace. She is in Norway, of course, but such scenes are on their way to us soon enough. In the meantime, let’s soak up as much autumn garden splendor as we can. What’s (still) blooming where you are? — Emily Spiegelman, Digital Features Editor
June is, indeed, bustin’ out all over. It only took a few days of swampy air and soaring temps for those blooms to pop! This month, irises and chives, poppies and peonies dominate, but a few of us are lamenting the lateness of things that … Read More
Oy vey, spring! Enough of this pretty relentless string of chillier-than-usual, gray and rainy days. Sure, we escaped a repeat of last year’s stone fruit-killing cold snap (and fruit growers in our region are promising a season of epic production), and all the … Read More
Calving season starts early, up at our little homestead in the Adirondacks. Three of our Scottish Highlands — Solstice, Iona, and Fiona — gave birth this year, with the earliest calf arriving on March 19th. We called the first one Jubilee, a … Read More
Every year, April 15th marks the start of Bloom Day, a monthly glimpse at the growing season through the gardens and yards of Storey employees and our flower-loving acquaintances. This year, it seems, we’re off to an exceptionally slow start. Though this week brought us … Read More
Authors of Storey books come to us in a variety of ways. Often the first introduction to an author is through an unsolicited proposal submitted by the writer or their agent. Other times, a book idea originates with one of our editors who then goes … Read More
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