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recycling; it takes more than a bottle village

After a hard-scrabble life of over 60 years, and after the roughshod course of a couple marriages and the tragic loss of most of her children, Tressa Prisbrey decided when she settled in Simi Valley with her third husband, Mr. … Continue reading

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I think I can grow these

Not sure what goes with your new AstroTurf lawn? Since 2004 Czech artist Veronika Richterova’s has cultivated a playful love affair with repurposing polyethylene teraphthalate (PET) “Since 2004 she has devoted herself systematically to serious artistic work with PET bottles. … Continue reading

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2012 San Francisco Flower & Garden Show

Before last week’s show in San Mateo, California, “Gardens For a Green Earth,” recedes into the dim past, just a few photos, not at all a comprehensive account. All photos taken by MB Maher at the preview on Tuesday, 3/20/12. … Continue reading

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poppies, a minor obsession

Newt is taking time out of her busy day to helpfully point out where the poppies will be blooming this year. Last year’s runnel of poppies was in the crevice along the back porch, but this year they’ve jumped a … Continue reading

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Succulents In Your Face

Now that their former stigma as strictly hobbyists’ plants has been exploded by proselytizers like Thomas Hobbs and Debra Lee Baldwin, the moment for succulents is undeniably now. If tulips and bulbs are the lipsticks of the garden, succulents are … Continue reading

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