A Tale of Two Gardens

City Garden I have two gardens and can barely keep up with one. The first garden is in Louisville, where Rose and I have lived for 18 years. It’s on a one-third ...

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A master of botanical accuracy

Just in time for local wildflower season (finally), the Burchfield Penney Art Museum is mounting a show of Charles Burchfield’s early botanical drawings. Along with them, they have the models made by ...

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One size fits all?

Both images courtesy of Shutterstock (Image at right is St. Paul, not St. Cloud, closest I could get) What do St. Cloud, Minnesota and Westerly, Rhode Island have in common? Westerly is ...

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Garden Variety SNARK

a little bit of snark, a touch of bitchiness, and a big eye-roll I was recently made aware of something that I had no idea about – it was said on an ...

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LANDSCAPE SNARK-ITECHT!!!

Should this be my new job title? (as an aside, this is a lot of lawn for drought ridden Southern California – please be reassured that I have talked the clients into ...

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The Shutdown Hits Home

Friends, in his own opinion, ProfessorRoush has done an exceptional job at Garden Musings, avoiding any mention of politics here over the now 3+ years I’ve blogged. Only those who know my tendency to ...

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Wildflowers on demand

This is a mock-up; click on the second link to see the (very similar) real thing. Just stop by one of Jenny Kendler’s seed stations, located at strategic spots on Buffalo’s East ...

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Garden as Process

Large wooden praying mantis at Cheekwood Art & Gardens. Temporary art installations are part of the evolving artistry of many public gardens. Is a particular plant a weed? Is a garden a ...

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