Every column and feature in the magazine passes through this filter: What does it tell us about the place we call home and the people who live here?
I recently asked my 12-year-old granddaughter what makes her most pessimistic about the future.
Gardening has always been one of my greatest pleasures, but my efforts were, and remain, of the “weekend gardener” variety.
Water springs up all around us in the streams and rivers and marshes and pools of the four major watersheds that sculpt our landscape and feed three Great Lakes.
For most of us “home” is a mythical place – constructed from a collective idea of who we are and how we live. It can be a very comfortable place and well worth celebrating.
The theme of change and renewal exemplified by Trevor Cole runs throughout this issue – not only in the re-greening of our gardens and landscapes, but in other spheres of our lives as well.