September 19, 2017

That Most Rare of Friends

Michael was my friend. He was that most rare of all friends, a good, true friend. I don't know if I can put my finger on all that his friendship meant to me. I can say that he was always there when … [Read more...]

Mickey the Elder

My connection to Mickey (as he was known to his family) (Zuck) goes back to early days, when his parents taught botany and my father taught mathematics at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey.   … [Read more...]

From Mickey to Mick

I've known Gail all my life, but when I moved back to Maine 11 years ago is when I first spent considerable time with Michael (Zuck). Every spring, until they retired from "The Business," I worked … [Read more...]

Generous with Knowledge

I have known Michael for many years and always considered him a very good friend I was always impressed with his kindness and his knowledge of horticulture, and very generous with his knowledge. He … [Read more...]

Master of the Limerick

I am a fellow traveler in the horticulture world and shared plant-geekiness with Michael and Gail (Zuck) — Michael being always the guy to ask one more question or try one more idea or have one more … [Read more...]

An Amazing and Humble Man

All of us in the Maine garden world are very saddened by the passing of our friend and colleague Michael Zuck. Every gardener in the area knew about Everlasting Farm, his place of business. He was a … [Read more...]

One Heck of a Gardener

I could say a lot about Michael. In summary, he was one of the kindest, smartest, ingenious, and generous men I've ever had the pleasure of knowing, not to mention one heck of a gardener. For what … [Read more...]