Author Archives: J. F. Booth

About J. F. Booth

I am a writer and educator.

Art in the Garden Fine art is that in which the hand, the head, and the heart of man go together,” said John Ruskin, 19th century, British essayist and art critic. Applying Ruskin’s definition, one’s garden could be fine art. And … Continue reading

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Small Spaces: Big Ideas My 7th Garden Column

  Here is my Gardens column in the March issue of What’s Up? Magazine.      http://www.whatsupmag.com/2018/03/01/167791/small-spaces-big-ideas I hope you enjoy the suggestions in your own gardening projects.

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They’re Ba-a-ack! 17 years and counting.

I’m delighted to report that our feathered friends, Opal and Oscar Osprey are back from their winter sojourn in the southern hemisphere.  They arrived right on schedule, March 16th, the day before St. Patrick’s Day.  (Last spring they were two … Continue reading

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Thoughts for our gardens in winter

  The National Arboretum is the focus for my February column, “Thawing February’s Chill.”   My gardens columns appear monthly in What’s Up? Magazine.

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Bringing New creatures to Your Garden | What’s Up Magazine

Here’s my most recent column on gardens.  Topiary might be a interesting way to bring new interest to your garden. Source: Bringing New creatures to Your Garden | What’s Up Magazine

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