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Garden Rant · 2d ago

Video: Best-Performing Native Plants in my Garden by Susan Harris

These days we’re all paying more attention to beneficial wildlife in our gardens, and to that end, looking for good native plants to grow. But which ones? Those official lists of state or re...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Can these Junipers be Saved? by Susan Harris

My latest gardening obsession is making over the landscape in front of my housing co-op of...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

A Glimpse of a Lunatic’s Garden by Allen Bush

I don’t know anyone on this planet, or galaxy, with more runaway enthusiasm for gardening ...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Are Images of Gardeners in the Media Finally Improving? by Susan Harris

My recent rant about stereotypes of gardeners in a new play got me thinking about the images of gardeners used in advertising and elsewhere. The garden-club-competing gardeners in the play t...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Still crazy after fourteen years by Elizabeth Licata

Pre-blog, my garden practice gets lost in the fog of history. I know I started gardening s...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

A Back Porch Recipe for Peace by Bob Hill

Gardening offers me an outside recipe for inner peace, or at least the opportunity to go h...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

Dueling Gardeners on Stage by Susan Harris

Though not a big theater-goer, I HAD to see the comedy  “Native  Gardens” when it played i...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

There’s fall color—and fall color by Elizabeth Licata

Every day on my way to work, I always look at a certain house, just before I make my final...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

Waiting for Camus by Allen Bush

Albert Camus nearly got it right when he wrote: “Autumn is a second spring when every leaf...
Garden Rant · 1M ago

Discovering Sally Fox, Legendary Cotton Breeder by Susan Harris

At my town’s film festival last weekend I met a filmmaker just out of USC film school whos...