It is great to hang out with activists.  My friend Judy Adler has almost single handedly created a new California initiative, Proposition 72 on the November ballet, that will help gardeners with water conservation. The Rain Water Capture Bill will...

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Tilting Trees

Have you ever taken a picture of a trees where it looks like they are falling backwards and leaning in ? This is due to...

Favorite Photos 2017

Greetings, and a Happy New Year ! Putting together a selection of my favorite photographs from the past year, is both the easiest and the...

Australian Native Plant Nursery

We were distressed to learn the Australian Native Plant Nursery in Casitas Springs, California was burned in the recent Southern California wildfires. Owner, Jo O'Connell,...

Ruth Bancroft’s Legacy

When I first met Ruth Bancroft in 1992, she was already 86. Rounding the corner on an early morning photo shoot in her garden I...

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Sketches in John’s Garden

John Greenlee is known as the Grass Man.  His extensive knowledge of ornamental grasses and garden meadow making have led him to corporate commissions...

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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