“Not to find one’s way around a city does not mean much. But to lose one’s way in a city, as one loses one’s way in a forest, requires some schooling. Street names must speak to the urban wanderer like the snapping of dry twigs, and little streets in the heart of the city must reflect the times of day, for him, as clearly as a mountain valley. This art I acquired rather late in life; it fulfilled a dream, of which the first traces were labyrinths on the blotting papers in my school notebooks.– Walter Benjamin




Garden Trophies

    Originally of Peruvian descent, the Nasturtium was once prized by the Incas as both a vegetable and a medicine. Both beautiful and nutritious, Nasturtiums will gladly make themselves at home in any garden offering sufficient water, light, and drainage. “Nose-twister” is the translation of the common Latinate name Nasturtium, which refers  to the […]

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“Wisdom is oft-times nearer when we stoop than when we soar.” -Wordsworth