Canada, o Canada

This is part 1 of my garden-related thoughts on Inauguration Day. The view from Linda’s deck, for crissakes. If, like millions, you’ve been pining for Trudeau-led Canada, picture this. It’s my friend ...

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Olfactory Overload

‘Michael Lindsey’ I’ve been spending more time of late wandering our eight-acre landscape both because after 42 years here I keep finding old plants I too often overlook, and, more important, the ...

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Sex Talk at the US Botanic Garden

I returned last week to the U.S. Botanic Garden for another lesson in plant morphology, but this one was a bit sexier than the foliage talk I posted about here. This time, Dr. ...

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Lessons from a Portland Hellstrip

Garden touring season has given way to what I’m learning to treat as a second dormant period here in the high desert: the extreme heat of midsummer. And how convenient that is, ...

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