Congratulations to Milwaukee’s Will Allen for his 2008 MacArthur "Genius" Award! And here’s the NYTimes story about it.
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...
Guest Rant by By Helen Yoest I was only six years old when Rachel Carson changed my world. And by all standards, Ms. Carson...
The other day, a visiting friend gasped when he saw a rat run across a corner of the suburban Connecticut yard where I garden...
Growing Power has to be one of the truly most deserving recipients of these grants. Last month I posted a poem from one of the folks at Growing Power that he’d sent me in the spring. I waited all summer for the perfect tomato moment since that was the topic. Here’s the link for anyone who likes tomatoes and poetry:
I found him articulate and persuasive. I was particularly amazed at his trust that walls and fences are not necessary. He just expects (as he should) everyone will be honest. I find very few people in any setting behaving with that faith in the basica goodness of humanity.
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