August 13, 2011

summer-crewThis was the last week for most of our student workers and we’re going to miss them! We’ve had good crews and not-so-good crews over the years…several hundred local students have stood in line in front of the Gilson time

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July 15, 2011

We entertained the Mayfield Garden Club this week with a Powerpoint presentation about local nursery history, juice/coffee/donuts/fruit, a hay-wagon tour of the nursery, and a shopping spree in our garden center. Eighteen great ladies! We almost lost one on the

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March 27, 2011
Pretending to sail the WindStar during our cruise of the Aegean and Adriatic in 2007.

Pretending to sail the WindStar during our cruise of the Aegean and Adriatic in 2007.

I read somewhere that Spring travels north at 16 miles a day. It’s not here yet, but there are signs that it’s getting close…maybe Cincinnati

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February 11, 2011

What a long winter…snow, icy temperatures, ice on the Lake…like the winters of old!

I saw some huge hawks circling over our nursery today…eagles? And there’s a smaller hawk that visits the trees by our office…a Kestrel?

Enchanted visitations!

John

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March 25, 2010

This essay was submitted to a Sustainable Cleveland contest sponsored by EcoWatch Journal. It Won! Kris and I got to attend the EcoWatch Annual Dinner at Landerhaven and meet lots of great people, including Robert F. Kennedy, Jr! In June,

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January 1, 2007

My father passed away in January, 2006. This was the introduction to our wholesale catalog for 2007.

As we wrap up another catalog, perhaps it is an appropriate time to pause and reflect upon the passing, at age 86, of

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