Good Parks Make Good Cities

That's Lynden Miller's motto, an artist and garden designer with a new book, Parks, Plants, and People: Beautifying the Urban Landscape. The Wall St. Journal has a profile.

"Ms. Miller, who's descended from a long line of enthusiastic soil dabblers, was born in New York and grew up in Washington, D.C. While trying in vain to make a living with her abstract landscapes, she took classes at the New York Botanical Garden for her own edification and enrichment."

""People tell me they can recognize one of my gardens," said Ms. Miller. "I think it's because I plant in large groups with attention to texture and form and color, not just with the flowers but with the plants themselves.""

Thanks to Melissa Chow

Full Story: Lynden Miller Creates Urban Edens

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