Plants for purpose

With clever landscaping and some considered renovations, a house in the Jefferson Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles, has been transformed into a charming, Craftsman-style home, that blends seamlessly with its neighbours.

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War Gardens – a review

This book and its theme are timely and poignant. We won’t stop waging wars. Some parts of the globe have long histories of it with competition for resources, land, water, trade and souls. Dwindling water supplies suggest more will come. We also won’t stop gardening – for food, shelter, beauty, solace – and this book is revealing on why. What gardening does for us – something that seems worth pondering and talking-up, as peace-fostering.

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