What an odd little gardening piece they ran on All Things Considered tonight. In the context of other 2009 forecasts, Nicholas Staddon of Monrovia came on to give a gardening forecast–and it was? The ‘Baby Pete’ agapanthus. Featured landscape plant around dentist offices and business parks throughout California.
After all our dazzling predictions for 2009, is this really the best NPR can do? A compact agapanthus that doesn’t drop seeds? Handy for containers?
The funniest bit, though, is the wide-eyed wonder with which the word ‘umbel’ is introduced and discussed. Check it out.