By Marta McDowell
A fantastically illustrated present publication exploring the vegetation and poems of the cherished "Belle of Amherst" a lady who chanced on nice solace in gardens, Emily Dickinson stuffed her poetry with references to her plant life. Now, in Emily Dickinson's Gardens, writer Marta McDowell invitations poetry and gardening enthusiasts alike to discover the phrases and wildflowers of 1 of America's best-loved poets. each one bankruptcy of this illustrated booklet follows a distinct season within the gardens, conservatories, and Amherst environs the place the poet tended, amassed, and drew concept from plant life. "Here is a brighter backyard" the place you'll find: Excerpts from Dickinson's poetry and letters historic information about the poet's existence, emphasizing her horticultural pursuits Plus: directions on find out how to create an Emily Dickinson backyard of your personal, together with plans, layout rules, plant resources, and transforming into assistance
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Mattie said that in the Dickinson gar- L a t e Sp r i n g ? TIP B ç Lily of the valley is an easy plant to share—just dig out a clump in the spring or fall. Make sure you get some roots and at least one “pip,” or growing tip, on each division. If you’re lucky, you’ll find someone with the pink-flowering variety to make a trade. The only downside to a lily of the valley ground cover is that it takes a winter vacation, dying to the ground when it gets cold. den they gathered it to decorate the family graves.
53 54 A E m i l y D i c k i n s o n ’s G a r d e n s i It will be Summer - eventually. Ladies - with parasols Sauntering Gentlemen - with Canes And little Girls - with Dolls Will tint the pallid landscape As ’twere a bright Boquet Tho’ drifted deep, in Parian The Village lies - today The Lilacs - bending many a year Will sway with purple load The Bees - will not despise the tune Their Forefathers - have hummed The Wild Rose - redden in the Bog The Aster - on the Hill Her everlasting fashion - set And Covenant Gentians - frill Till Summer folds her miracle As Women - do - their Gown Or Priests - adjust the Symbols When Sacrament - is done (374B) Travels of a Gardener As much as a gardener loves a patch of ground, travel is tempting.
TIP ç Daffodils are undemanding. They don’t like wet feet, but if the drainage is good, they’ll happily bloom for years in sun or shade, rich soil or poor. If you are a neat gardener, daffodils look better with the spent blooms cut off. When the bloom is over, leave the strappy foliage to absorb energy for the bulb. The leaves will disappear by July. If you think the leaves look too forlorn, plant daffodils with something tall to cover them. In Emily’s poem and garden, she used “spicy ‘stocks,’” a tall annual, to cover the bare spots.
Emily Dickinson's Gardens: A Celebration of a Poet and Gardener by Marta McDowell