Blooms Behind Bars: Urban Gardening and Sustainability in American Prisons

November 7, 2013

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Prison garden. Photo by Benj Drummond and Sara Joy Steele.

When you think of urban gardens, you probably don’t picture prisons. But there’s a new trend in urban gardening, and prisons across the United States are climbing on board.

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How I Overcame My Fear of Bonsai

October 3, 2013

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Photo via Art of Bonsai, by Nacho Marin, Caracas Venezuela

As a gardener, I know what I like and don’t like. Then there’s the middle gray area: the mysterious garden endeavors I might like, but I’d always been too freaked out Read More…

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