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Chicago Botanic, again.

After an impressive 189th place in the Chicago half-marathon (him) HHB and I went to Chicago Botanic last weekend. As you can see from the picture above, gardens are where I am happiest in the whole world. I’m so lucky … Continue reading

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Japanese Gardens

Japanese gardens can teach us small-space gardeners a lot of things, topiary, sizing bushes, using maximum impact in a small space.  And yet, I cannot bring myself to love Japanese-style gardens: they are too rigorous.  Too perfect.  They are lovely … Continue reading

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Chicago Botanic Garden

It ain’t easy to get to from here, but it was worth the trip.  A particularly great thing for Olbrich Botanical Garden members (free parking, plus you get to enter in the fast lane), Chicago Botanic has an impressive collection … Continue reading

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