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Saturday, January 07, 2012

I had the pleasure of meeting Janine Mudge when she came to interview me in Sudbury.  It was such an enjoyable conversation (talking through most of the afternoon).  Sundials, statues and other ornaments work so well with small city spaces - any trouble with plantings...simply place an ornament instead!  

Janine has created a blog and community focusing on the challenges of city gardening.  It's a wonderful resource that I highly recommend to any city dweller.  

Here is an excerpt from the blog

Spotlight on New England Garden Ornaments – Blending Function, Beauty and Fun

Spend five minutes with Gray Baldwin, the personable owner of New England Garden Ornaments, and you can feel her excitement for cast limestone pots, concrete urns and lead containers from England.  Listen to her tell the story of a carved rain spout or finding whimsical statuary and you can’t help but laugh along with her and share her delight in the pieces....

Read the full blog post here