Vintage Voice

Unearthing Classic Articles from Previous Issues of The Voice Magazine

If spring has finally arrived in your little patch of paradise, you might be thinking about gardening.  Us too!

Soil and the city.  Zoe Dalton summarizes the concept of sustainable urban landscape design.  “Looking at the garden as a static piece of yard wallpaper is a vision that won’t go far in improving the future health of urban landscapes…”  Nature Notes – From the Backyard to the Biosphere.  Sustainable Urban Spaces:  A Possibility or Wishful Thinking?, October 2, 2002.

The garden of weedin’.  Bill Pollett makes a determined and fantastical effort to tidy up his growing space.  “Just as I was about to give up and look up the phone number for a backhoe operator, the roots of the thing came free of the dirt. The root mass was a tangled nightmare of tubers and filaments the size of a dishwasher.”  Lost & Found – Gardening Tips, June 9, 2006.

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