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Beyond Prison : Insight Garden Program

In the 1970s, I was a part of a team that taught a one year intensive certificate program on Landscape Development and Maintenance at a …

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The Rolling Crabapples – smile

This is funny. Glenn Eichler wrote an open letter to the New York Botanical Garden in 2014 in the New Yorker regarding his love of …

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The Glorious Sunflower – The Fourth Sister

I have written about the Native Americans’ Three Sisters Garden (corn, beans and squash ) but I neglected to tell you of the Fourth Sister… …

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Verbena Bonariensis – Verbena on a Stick

Verbena Bonariensis is tall and airy and one of my fave flowers. It blooms like crazy all summer into fall. I plant it next to …

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The Sky and Earth – a Union We Overlook at Our Peril

I often write about creating beautiful outdoor environments to lift our spirits and enhance our wellbeing but we cannot be comfortable if the health of …

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Garden Photo of the Day – Late Summer Foliage Tapestry

This is a foliage tapestry to plant in a pot or in a bed or around rocks…Sedum Lidakaense ( purple), Sedum Angelina (yellow) and Cerastium …

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