A Dark Place

Sentinals, standing guard, making shade, protecting the dark spaces I’m vacationing in Northern California this week, on the Russian River, enjoying a break from the bleak, scorching brightness of LA. It is ...

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Observations of the toured

As many Rant readers must know by this time, in Buffalo we have a yearly free garden tour called Garden Walk. Started in 1995 by two urban gardeners who wanted to show ...

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Reporting from Iowa

Summer in Vander Veer Botanical Park Guest Rant by Linda Larson, A Traveling Gardener This just in: Iowa has beautiful gardens and parks, with grand trees, roses, hostas, and lakes. Despite the ...

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Wild means wild

Erythronium americanum image courtesy of Shutterstock The season is almost upon us here in Western New York. Snowdrops came and went in early February, though I see just a few late bloomers ...

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