How To Be a Flower Farmer

Jenna Rich fills in for Linda Singer for this month’s gardening column, and offers some inspiring advice on how to plan for and then grow flowers with the goal of making table bouquets, or other arrangements for decorating your home, or an event. Of course they’ll also look good in the garden! See what the blooming possibilities are .  .  .  

Nelson Small Talk

It’s been a while since we’ve featured a Nelson Small Talk essay (2oo words or less about your Nelson experience). Kathy Schillemat, whose home is  on a hill above the Nelson School, used to be able to shout to her kids to come home from the playground – “Time for Dinner”. They’ve long since grown and gone, but she still cherishes the sound of voices coming from the school. Find out what sounds are reaching her now .  .  . 

Everything you’ve wanted to know about what’s going on around the Lake. Published by the Granite Lake Association, this 10-page newsletter provides a plethora of information of special interest to Granite Lakers, but really good for anyone living east of the Ashuelot or west of the Contoocook rivers. We guarantee you’ll learn something new. Open the newsletter  .  .  .