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In Praise of Francis Hallé
Francis Hallé, French botanist, biologist, explorer of equatorial forests is my new hero. His book Atlas of Poetic Botany is a treasure. See how he reinforced my love for writing about plants and landscapes.
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published on January 22, 2020
Brazilian Modern: The Art of Roberto Burle Marx
Roberto Burle-Marx - consumate artist, painter, man of Nature, landscape architect, environmentalist, defender of Brazil's rain forests.
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published on September 15, 2019
A Visit to the Gardens of Digging Dog Nursery
A visit to the Gardens at Digging Dog Nursery in Albion California is like stepping into Paradise for a while. Boisterous blossoms amid statuesque trees and creative manipulations of woody plants and earth absorb the mind immediately.
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published on June 20, 2014
Beatrix Farrand Lives!
Beatrix Farrand is alive and well. See here for yourself.
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published on March 23, 2014
The Nature of Piet Oudolf
In November 2013, I had the pleasure of meeting and talking with Piet Oudolf, celebrated Dutch plant breeder, garden designer/creator, author, at The New York Botanical Garden as he laid out perennials and bulbs for the Garden’s Seasonal Walk. See what it's all about here.
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published on January 21, 2014
Winterthur, the Last Wild Garden
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library in Delaware is the "Wild Garden." The 1,000 acre woodland garden built by H.F. du Pont is filled with native and exotic plants. See why it is important and how it is maintained.
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published on February 14, 2013
Wind in the Maples: A Visit with Sydney Eddison
Take a look at Sydney Eddison's 2 1/2 acre mostly shady garden in Newtown, CT. Lots of shade and native plants that grow in Zones 4 thru 7. Self-taught, she created a garden that loves all who enter. See it here.
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published on April 28, 2010
A Few Tactics of Sydney Eddison
Sydney Eddison, garden author and gardener extraordinaire explains how she approached creating her 2 1/2-acre garden in Newtown, CT, from being a total novice.
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published on April 28, 2010
Fordhook Farm, a Dream Come True for W. Atlee Burpee
Fordhook Farm near Doylestown, PA, is a world-renowned plant development facility since 1888 when Burpee bought it. Even today, since Burpee’s merger with George J. Ball, Inc., Fordhook remains in the forefront of plant trialing and research. Plus, the gardens are gorgeous. Take a visit.
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published on July 10, 2009
Square Foot Gardening: Learning New Tricks
Want to harvest lots of veggies, not till your garden, cut your labor, Meet Mel Bartholomew, author of Square Foot Gardening, and guru of this intensive planting method.
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published on March 17, 2009
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