Axis Shrugged for Nostalgia and Fun

  Ogden, Snodgrass and Uebelhart is not a pricey, litigious law firm. O.S.& U. was a garden collaboration, solidly rooted on terra firma, stretched across three continents. The O.S.& U. principals, led ...

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Get Your Local On with Slow Flowers

What’s more evocative than a local and seasonal, American-grown bouquet? by Debra Prinzing I know you adore flowers as much as I do.  But more than loving flowers, I’m passionate about American ...

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Mad May: No Fury

Shutterstock photo My excitement for wild plants is as far afield from Mad Max: Fury Road as you can imagine. My best botanizing adventures, by comparison, would be more like an open-air ...

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Till Like It’s 1899!

For years I rented rototillers or—more expensively—owned gas tillers of my own. There’s nothing like tearing up a big patch of ground until your hands are so numb and tingly you can ...

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Kudzu, we hardly knew you

Kudzu image courtesy of Shutterstock “Like most Southern children, I accepted, almost as a matter of faith, that kudzu grew a mile a minute and that its spread was unstoppable.” —Bill Finch, ...

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