Plants we love, hate, or just have something to say about.
Rufus patrols the border. It’s hard to stay on top of runaway name-calling. Most of the tried and true insults now look like tread-bare bald tires, but [...]
There remains a certain snobbishness about annuals, partly because some perceive them as “common,” and partly because they’re, well, annual. (Many of us have seen the famous Plant Delights/Tony Avent [...]
Bob Hill returns after an epic shopping spree. Enchantment overtakes him. Few of us tillers of the soil plan on visiting the same [...]
Collage by Mary Vaananen by Mary Vaananen. I am fascinated by the stories around the naming of plants. How is it that humans have come to know and [...]
Like so many people these days, I've been catching up with old friends by phone - including former Ranter Evelyn Hadden in Boise, Idaho. She's a busy singer-songwriter and DJ [...]
Dead Horse Gap in Prospect, KY. Rose and I are lying low in Salvisa, but we drive to Louisville once a week for grocery shopping at the Dirty [...]