Roadside Guidance

I have always been drawn to thought-provoking statements and have a deep and abiding appreciation of the power of words. I especially enjoy perusing bumper stickers on the vehicles I encounter while out and about. This got me to thinking that in addition to my digital blog, these monthly rants, I could do something more to get people to think, and maybe act. My idea, which I call the word project, was to create a roadside sign on my property that passing travelers could see. I wanted the word on the sign, which is six feet wide and I change monthly, to cause contemplation. Who put the sign up? Why? What does it mean? The first two you already know. As for what the word means, well i

Rant of the Month

Unfortunately, most people know little about gardening and environmental issues including many "professionals" employed to choose, install and maintain plants and design landscapes. This page highlights specific issues with commentary on remedy or recommendation for course of action. Examples are numerous and easy to find -- rarely requiring me to travel far from home.  Hopefully, these postings will make the task of finding examples more difficult.  I will occasionally also post outstanding and approved examples in an effort to educate.