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Soils Will Save Us

There is increasing scientific evidence that healthy soils could sequester all the airborne carbon in the Earth's atmosphere which is the major cause of global climate change. I have just returned from the Urban Soil Summit at UCLA entirely energized....

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San Diego Botanic Garden

I have just posted a new gallery of photos from San Diego Botanic Garden. Botanic Gardens are the best places for gardeners to learn about...

Tallgrass Prairie Rhizosphere

I do not know the origin, nor can explain my fascination with grasslands. Perhaps it is some sort of primeval pull of human origin, in...

San Francisco Botanical Garden Workshop

The new garden photography workshops at San Francisco Botanical Garden include a visit with a sectional gardener to help us appreciate what we are seeing. The...

Carrizo Plain Panoramas

I suspect that anyone who loves wildflowers heard about the super bloom in California this year.  After five years of drought and dry winters,...

In The Garden

Better than Lawn

A gardener visiting Minnesota in the summer discovers a climate that revels in big beautiful native perennials.  The influences of the northern prairie can be seen in...

Tough Plants – Tough Climates

I try to treat every garden I visit with a sense of wonder, open to what it reveals, always looking for photographs to present...

Leading into Natives

Native plant gardens are often hard to photograph.  Many native gardeners care more about the plants and habitat than the aesthetics.  This is perfectly...

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