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Living Green Roofs

Hello Fellow Readers, I’ve just returned from the HippoCamp writer’s conference held in downtown Lancaster, PA, hosted by Hippocampus Magazine. The genre of the magazine, named after the part of the brain (hippocampus) that manages learning, emotions, and new memories, is creative non
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Point State Park, an Urban Garden

Hello fellow readers, A visit to Point State Park, an urban garden in downtown Pittsburgh, highlights a recent trip. The mist from a glorious 150-foot fountain that sits at the point where the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers combine provided soothing relief from the oppressive
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The Blue Trees

Hello fellow readers, Seeing the Forest through the Blue Trees by Konstantin Dimopoulos set the pace for the lecture series at the recent Woody Plant Conference held at The Scott Arboretum in Swarthmore, PA. Kon, born in Egypt to Greek parents, began his creation of brilliant blue tre
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Kearny Community Garden using strawbales

Straw Bales Baby: Kearny Community Garden

Hello fellow readers, I knew little about straw bale gardening until I met Peg and Ed, who are entrenched volunteers of the Kearny Community Garden. Peg, a retired 6th-grade teacher of 52 years, I believe she said, is still teaching; but now her students are gardeners from age 8 to 93
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