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Garden Rant · 2d ago

Climate Change Gardening by Thomas Christopher

One of the virtues of gardening is that it brings its practitioners into intimate contact with natural systems.  As I discovered as a young gardener many years ago, and a practitioner of the...
Garden Rant · 5d ago

Best Gardening Event of Winter? MANTS! by Susan Harris

Yesterday I made my yearly pilgrimage to Baltimore to attend MANTS.  the largest nursery t...
Garden Rant · 6d ago

The Little Greenhouse That Could by Allen Bush

My first greenhouse was neither big nor fancy. Built in 1980, the 14’ X 32’ hoop house—sma...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Niagara Falls is not frozen by Elizabeth Licata

And it wasn’t three years ago either, which was the last time this clickbait appeared on F...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Criminal Charges for Bamboo “Blight” in Yard by Susan Harris

From articles in the New York Times and the New London Day I learned that the City of New London, CT has declared overgrowth of bamboo in the yard of resident Carlos Carrion a blight. After ...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Too darn cold by Elizabeth Licata

After reviewing the situation in my root cellar over the weekend, I decided I better just get all the hyacinths out of there, whether their buds are large enough or not. The temps have been in the single digits for days now, with no relief promised, ...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Tulip or Not Tulip – THAT was the Question by Bob Hill

There is a soldiers and sailors memorial garden near the center of my small Ohio River tow...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Rock me, Kokedama by Elizabeth Licata

Most Rant readers are likely familiar with Japanese moss ball plants, or kokedama. I was n...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

Plant-Based Icons at the U.S. Botanic Garden by Susan Harris

The year-old Museum of African American History and Culture on the grounds of the Washingt...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

Is Landscape Fabric EVER Not Horrible? by Susan Harris

No holiday post from me – but I bet you’ve seen plenty lately and anyway, this post has be...