Posts Tagged: Garden

Suburban Lawn Doctor

   Images of a green, velvety carpet of grass remain symbolic of home, family and the American Dream. In mid-century America a deep green lawn was evidence of nothing short of good citizenship. So what was  a patriotic suburban home

Suburban Lawn Doctor

   Images of a green, velvety carpet of grass remain symbolic of home, family and the American Dream. In mid-century America a deep green lawn was evidence of nothing short of good citizenship. So what was  a patriotic suburban home

vintage illustration woman mowing lawn

Ladies and Lawns

The silent spring morning of my suburban childhood were broken by the sounds not of birds chirping but of a symphony of puttering gas lawn mowers synchronized all over the neighborhood. The air would permeate of fresh-cut grass, gasoline and

vintage illustration woman mowing lawn

Ladies and Lawns

The silent spring morning of my suburban childhood were broken by the sounds not of birds chirping but of a symphony of puttering gas lawn mowers synchronized all over the neighborhood. The air would permeate of fresh-cut grass, gasoline and

Victory Gardens

 In urban areas across the country vacant lots are filled with sights of neighbors pulling weeds, planting seeds and tending heirloom tomatoes. Overnight city rooftops have sprouted lush gardens. “Tarbeachs” once reserved for city sunning, now produces organic vegetables for

Victory Gardens

 In urban areas across the country vacant lots are filled with sights of neighbors pulling weeds, planting seeds and tending heirloom tomatoes. Overnight city rooftops have sprouted lush gardens. “Tarbeachs” once reserved for city sunning, now produces organic vegetables for