Hardiness Zones - I've compiled an extensive set of materials on the methodology used to develop Hardiness Zone Maps, recent proposals to change the USDA Hardiness Zone Map and alternative approaches to determining the optimum growing climate for plants.

Finding the Garden Path Gardening provides great exercise, a welcome break from the pressures of work and, if I'm lucky, a wealth of flowers and food that I can point to with pride and satisfaction. But buried deep within the hours of toil is the knowledge that the process of gardening is also something spiritual.

Planting a House How the landscape design for our new house evolved.

Landscaping & Landscape Design Some suggestions on landscaping

Butterfly Gardening - A diary that tracks the evolution of our Butterfly Garden.