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Why We Garden, Reason #12 (and a half)

Why We Garden, Reason #12 (and a half)

So I confess I was a bit surprised when I stumbled across a great article about the virtues of the dandelion, written by Saara Nafici of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Brooklyn? you say. I know, right? When I think of Brooklyn, I think concrete jungle, not meadows of wildflowers (It's okay, Seattle, our designer chickens are still designery-er than theirs).

Why We Garden: Reason #12 - The Perfect Plant

Why We Garden: Reason #12 - The Perfect Plant

Our quest today is to find the perfect plant. First, to define 'perfect'. No matter how fervent you are about gardening - whether it is merely a business transaction to you or a life-long love affair, at its heart the relationship between humans and their gardens is one of reciprocity.