Monthly Archives: September 2011

A Rooftop Miscellaney

1.  Abundance Yes, it’s that time of year when all produce gardens, even those 35 floors above Manhattan’s Financial District, are overwhelming their gardeners with abundance.   Last night, 11 scholars, amateurs and supporters of landscape studies gathered for an eight-course … Continue reading

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Après le déluge

Plants on rooftop gardens are far more exposed to the elements than their ground-level cousins.   With Hurricane Irene heading directly for lower Manhattan, it was alarming to hear the experts explain that 75 mph winds at ground level translated to … Continue reading

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