In Defense of The Lawn

This post was originally published on this siteLast week, Susan Harris emailed me regarding my recent article “In Defense of The Lawn” in the July/August issue of The American Gardener magazine. “Can we use it for the Rant?” she said, “Where it belongs?”  Susan is right – it is a rant of sorts, though...

Q & A with Gabriela Cámara

This post was originally published on this site Gabriela Cámara is an international restaurateur and author of My Mexico City Kitchen: Recipes and Convictions. We interviewed her to discuss the popularity of the modern Mexican table, her position on sustainable food, and her commitment to creating equitable work environments. Continue reading “Q & A...

The Domoto Legacy: Plants and Immigration

This post was originally published on this siteSuch was the size of the nursery operation that the San Francisco Call Bulletin in 1913 called the Domoto Brothers Nursery the largest in the state. Photo Credit: https://50objects.org/object/the-domoto-maple-bonsai-part-i/ When I was growing up, the narrative of North American horticulture, especially ornamental horticulture, was through the prism...

My plants are happier without me

This post was originally published on this siteLike many, I’ve been working at home since March and, for the most part, enjoying it. But I do go to the office once in a while to pick up mail (so I can throw it out immediately) and water my office plants. The thing is, most...

Summer at Home: Family Pizza Night!

This post was originally published on this site If you’re not already making pizza every week, what are you waiting for? This is a fantastic tradition to start for your family. And thanks to our method for pizza on the grill, it’s also a great way to enjoy pizza at home in your backyard...

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