Scary House

It may be spooky, but it’s mine Since we don’t know each other very well, I am going to start my association with the venerable Garden Rant with a confession. My house ...

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A Few Timely Points About Growing Trees

Scott’s father planted a pin oak to commemorate his son’s birth 57 years ago. I’ve finally gotten around to reading a book called The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart. My wife gave it ...

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Ask Your Budtender First

  All photos via Shutterstock I went to a legal pot dispensary in Denver this summer. Marijuana, you’ve no doubt heard, is a hot commodity in Colorado. The dispensary reminded me of ...

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Just a few words more on funding

Before my local cultural funding controversy—which included money for our historic botanical gardens—dies away (big fuss made, funding restored, end of story one hopes), I am sharing some further thoughts on this ...

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