Kiss the Earth Archive: April, 2009

Star magnolia

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This magnolia's a star - literally. Its name is Magnolia stellata. I've probably strolled by this medium-sized tree 100 times but it struck... Read more

The original green wall

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This is the original green wall - not a 20-foot-high panel expertly planted with tropicals in the atrium of a corporate HQ, like Dansko, which... Read more

Out on a limb

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Guys in hard hats carrying chain saws were wandering around the Morris Arboretum this morning, but there were no worries about tree massacres... Read more

Garden art

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There's a lot of schlocky "garden art" out there. Makes me wince to read garden writers who insist you can recycle boots, bathtubs... Read more