Invasion of the Mustard Plants!

When we moved into our Ginter Park home fourteen years ago, I had grand plans. The back yard was huge by city standards, perfect for our young son and this aspiring gardener. I had a vision of all the children … Continue reading

A Garden of Clichés

I’m not opposed to the occasional cliché.  They exist for a reason.  Much like uncomfortable stereotypes, clichés apply in situations I wish they did not.  And while clichés tend to amputate critical thinking, sometimes they simply cannot be avoided. Such … Continue reading