Congratulations to Milwaukee’s Will Allen for his 2008 MacArthur "Genius" Award! And here’s the NYTimes story about it.
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....
Ever heard of a “mast year?” I hadn’t until we moved to our cottage on the Eastern Shore. That was June. In early September,...
My latest gardening obsession is making over the landscape in front of my housing co-op offices, where the top priority is to do something...
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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