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If you ever walk your neighborhood wondering why it looks the way it does, or wonder why you never want to walk in your neighborhood at all, you may be interested in The New York Times opinion piece, “Shifting the … Continue reading

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Palms & Lawn

I’ve had a very interesting past couple of days. (Interesting in my usual narrow, horticultural sense of the word.) Thursday I finally made it to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to check out up close the new Eli … Continue reading

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Horticulture’s Continuing PR Problems

In a March 12, 2011 issue of The New York Times, in a column by Maureen Dowd entitled “In Search of Monsters,” Ms. Dowd comments on the suitability of Donald Rumsfeld giving current foreign policy advice: “You would think that … Continue reading

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The View From The Kitchen Window

The New York Times has an ongoing series entitled “Windows on the World, a series in which writers from around the world describe the view from their windows.” They haven’t asked anonymous gardeners to contribute, just famous writers, but I’m … Continue reading

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