January 19, 2007

The disappointing rose

A writer at Garden Rant describes failing with roses, in a way that makes me quake. My idea of a good garden is one that likes wht it finds in your dirt and spreads nicely, offering up fresh growth for second, third and fourth plants each year.
.... I haven't lost faith. Too many gorgeous varieties to choose from, and some day I'll find the perfect match of rose and spot, and it will actually grow like normal shrub, getting bigger and better each year, instead of growing like a rose... which, in my experience is nothing much in year one, promising in year two, possibly spectacular in year three, and then by year four, beginning either a slow or a fast process of wasting away....

Edwards takes lead on energy crisis

It's time to ask Americans to be patriotic about something other than war. Join One Corps members in all 50 states who are taking action on January 27th to conserve energy in their communities and fight global warming. Read More »
January 27, 2007- National Day of Energy Action
For our first National Day of Action, Senator John Edwards has asked all One Corps chapters to get together and take action to help conserve energy and fight global warming. Energy and global warming are huge problems, but the solutions often involve small changes – and they add up to great things when we all do them together.