Canada, o Canada

This is part 1 of my garden-related thoughts on Inauguration Day. The view from Linda’s deck, for crissakes. If, like millions, you’ve been pining for Trudeau-led Canada, picture this. It’s my friend ...

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San Francisco Fling Debriefing

Photo by Saxon Holt, PhotoBotanic Finally caught up on my sleep after a red-eye into Baltimore, I’m ready to savor my photos and memories from the 6th annual Garden Blogger Fling, which ...

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Gardens and gardening on tiny Toronto Islands

My favorites of all the gardens we saw on the Gardenblogger Fling in Toronto weren’t grand – anything but. They were the small funky ones on the just-offshore islands known collectively as Toronto Islands, which we reached ...

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Waterwise in New Mexico

Today’s Guest Rant by Hunter Ten Broeck, founder of the design firm WaterWise Landscapes based in Albuquerque, highlights an upcoming conference that has changed landscaping and water use patterns in New Mexico ...

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Sex Talk at the US Botanic Garden

I returned last week to the U.S. Botanic Garden for another lesson in plant morphology, but this one was a bit sexier than the foliage talk I posted about here. This time, Dr. ...

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The Monsters Among Us

He’s holding a daisy, his maker cobbled him together from unnatural things – and nobody can predict when he’s going to lose it and create much badness! Happy Halloween. I hope to ...

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