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garden

  • make-believe: fancy-free.

    Yesterday was my thirty-sixth birthday, which was the perfect time to daydream about a quiet evening spent fancy-free in a city garden. The soundtrack would be all spinning sprinklers and clinking flatware and laughter…

    July 2, 2020 5 Comments
  • tiny garden: tender herbs.

    Neighbors of ours lent us the key to their back garden. Four flights down and half a block over, I make our way down a corridor, across their spotless kitchen, and out the screen…

    June 29, 2020 11 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these tulips. {did you know tulips are one of few cut flowers that keep growing after being cut? also, they just get prettier and prettier as…

    April 20, 2018 12 Comments
  • MAKE/DO: For Easter

    + Colorful Easter Eggs. Purple cabbage for blue, turmeric for yellow, beets for red, you’ll have the deepest jewel-toned eggs on the block (or, if you time it right, the palest pastels). + Spring bulbs.…

    March 19, 2018 11 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. 1. these peas and beans. {because, well, they’re growing!} 2. this sunscreen.  {so. many. recommendations. i bought this one for little guys (plus parents) and it’s not at…

    June 23, 2017 11 Comments
  • earth day, two ways.

    I appreciate the idea that Earth Day should be every day, but as the official holiday approaches on April 22, this year I’m trying to do my part not to dismiss the celebration as a…

    April 17, 2017 17 Comments
  • make-believe: springtime

     The past week or two has felt like something of a make-believe spring in Brooklyn. We’ve had unseasonably warm days flanked by seasonably chilly ones. Bodegas are filled with daffodil blooms, tree pits are…

    March 1, 2017 16 Comments
  • my week in objects (mostly).

    five little things that made my week. or, an ode to the fourth of july (flowers). 1. this woody. {because you can’t get cheerier than that}. 2. this garden. {for all those colors}. 3.…

    July 5, 2013 3 Comments
  • my window box.

    sidewalk | forget-me-nots | dusty miller lavender | friend | sparkles ball jar | water | terracotta planter james | forget-me-nots parsley | plant-friends window box in situ our tiny apartment is tucked into…

    April 30, 2012 12 Comments
  • flower escape.

    on friday, my sister and i ducked out of work early to meet at the greenmarket in union square. we  picked and chose and carried bags full of plants back to cait’s apartment. and…

    April 2, 2012 11 Comments