Other Written Words

Besides penning the written words for joene’s garden and taking most of this blog’s photos, I write articles for gardening publications, the occasional essay, and share – with advanced permission – joene’s garden content. Email inquiries to joenemh@comcast.net.

Gardening-related Articles:

In Search of Natives, Connecticut Gardener July/August 2012

Reusing & Recycling Plastic Pots, Connecticut Gardener May/June 2012

Shared Posts:

A few of my blog posts cross-posted in The Mercurial, Science, Earth & Stars section.

Essay Publication:

Tending The Garden Of Grief, Fits Starts & Matters of the Heart


It was a classic. late summer day, an ideal September mixture of temperature and humidity that combines into a gentle, not-too-hot-not-too-cold, skin-soothing breeze. The heavy, humid haze of August had eased and left behind only fresh, dry air. I began this dreaded day, the first anniversary of …

Related pursuits:

Upon request, I offer garden and landscape advice for consumer publications.

From health and consumer writer Peggy Noonan regarding my expertise for the her article A Spring Checklist for Your Home and Garden: “When I needed a garden and landscaping expert recently, Joene Hendry was highly recommended … she is an outstanding expert in this field whose knowledge and in-depth understanding of the many and varied aspects of garden and landscape topics made her a top expert in this field. I am happy to give her the highest possible recommendation.”

I also serve as communications liaison, and help publish and write seasonal newsletters for East Haddam Land Trust.

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