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Garden Rant · 1h ago

Buffalo’s first green roof, ten years later by Elizabeth Licata

Buffalo is not landscape architecture central. Aside from a large Olmsted park system (that’s been adulterated in spots), I find many WNY public landscapes uninspired. Private gardens are the thing here; almost 500 of them will be open to the public ...
Garden Rant · 3d ago

What is “cute”? by Thomas Christopher

The other day, a visiting friend gasped when he saw a rat run across a corner of the subur...
Garden Rant · 6d ago

The Success of Mississippi State’s “Southern Gardening” by Garden Rant

These days I follow dozens of gardening channels on Youtube, especially those of Extension...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

The Garden and Nursery Boat by Allen Bush

I stared out my elementary school window for years, bored out of my skull, determined to f...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

Garden Bloggers take DC (area) by Elizabeth Licata

First, it must be stressed that I am not a good tour taker. I love looking at gardens, but...
Garden Rant · 1W ago

I’m a City Center Gardener by Susan Harris

People in my town routinely pass this garden spot as they walk from the parking lot to the...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

Editing for Autumn by Thomas Christopher

I’ve been spending a good deal of time recently at Wave Hill, the 28-acre horticultural pa...
Garden Rant · 2W ago

joe gardener Goes Live! by Susan Harris

For months I’d been dying to set my eyes on Joe Lamp’ls new website joegardener.com, hopin...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

Perfect Prairie Meadow? More like Field of Broken Dreams by Bob Hill

My lust for the perfect prairie meadow show – aided and abated, of course, with the need for a new septic system – began with the lacy-pink flowers of Queen-of-the-Prairie, or Filipendula rubra. I had not seen The Native Queen in all her glory until ...
Garden Rant · 3W ago

Keep the cats inside by Elizabeth Licata

This was to be a post touting the glorious weekend I had exploring the DC area with fellow garden bloggers. But, while I was away, I received news that a nest of birds we’d been hosting has ...