Gardening with Nature? What She Said


"Wow" is all I can say about this article
in today’s Washington Post.  It’s the latest in their terrific "Summer
Moments" series, this installment describing the wonders of being in a
garden and surrounded by nature.  Does it sound too sappy to say it
brought tears to my eyes?  Okay, then I won’t say it.

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Susan Harris

Susan’s a garden writer, teacher and activist in the Washington, D.C. area. Co-founder of GardenRant, she also wrote for national gardening magazines and independent garden centers before retiring in 2014. Now she has time for these projects:

  • Founding and now managing the pro-science educational nonprofit GOOD GARDENING VIDEOS that finds and promotes the best videos on YouTube for teaching people to garden.
  • Creating and managing DC GARDENS, the nonprofit campaign to promote the public gardens of the Washington, D.C. area, and gardening by locals.
  • Creating and editing the community website GREENBELT ONLINE to serve her adopted hometown of Greenbelt, Maryland (a “New Deal Utopia” founded in 1937).
  • Also in Greenbelt, MD, writing the e-newsletter and serving on the Board of Directors for the cooperatively-owned music and arts venue and restaurant called the NEW DEAL CAFE.

Contact Susan via email or by leaving a comment here.

Photo by Stephen Brown.


  1. And I had just finished ranting on my blog about how “ill” this drought was making me. Talk about putting things in perspective.

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