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“I work in the garden, I look at the flowers and shrubs and trees and discover in them an exquisiteness of contour, a vitality of edge or a vigor of spring as well as an infinite variety of color that no artifact I have seen in the last sixty years can rival….Each day, as I look, I wonder where my eyes were yesterday.”  Bernard Berenson

Welcome to my new blog site. I have migrated from the web pages of Traditional Home magazine, where, for the past nearly six years I’ve been the Garden Editor. There, I used my space and enthusiasm for all things garden-centered to expand the content of the printed page. I intend to do the same here, but with more vigour and with a much wider scope. And that’s where cyber publishing as it all over the bricks-and-mortar guys. With blogs like this one, each person becomes their own publisher and editor, filtering their own information bundle and shaping it to best suit their needs. Each person, too, becomes a reporter, some with greater success than others, but what I’ve always enjoyed about the community of gardeners is their willingness to share their knowledge. It’s how we learn to become gardeners. Is any other enterprise as open-platform as gardening? The only one that I can think of is the internet. Making the two a perfect and complementary pair.


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