Sunday Clippings

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This week is a hodgepodge of interesting articles that range from earlier springtimes, a consequence of climate change to a sugary sculpture by the NYC artist Kara Walker. The appearance of green garlic and parsnips means that we are not far off from seasonal produce, and a recipe for warm almond, garlic, and parsnip soup is provided by the Green Kitchen Stories. Spring grabs our attention with color, and we read about the mind-bending influence of color. Have a good week!

 Kara Walker Creates a Confection at Domino Factory @ NY Times

Historic Images of Early Olmstead Landscapes Digitized @ Smithsonian Gardens Blog

The new plant gurus: Sean Hogan @ Telegraph UK

Bill Viola and his contribution to St. Paul’s Cathedral @ The Art Newspaper

Dealing with spring weeds @ Washington Post

Springing forward, and its consequences @ NY Times

Chasing Elusive Flowers in South Africa @ NY Times

Warm Almond, Garlic, & Parsnip Soup @ Green Kitchen Stories

 Over half of the world’s magnolias are threatened with extinction @ BGCI

Favorite Tools of the Trade from Deb Wiles @ Got Soil?

 Chinatown Sartorialist @ The Bold Italic

Seeing red? The mind-bending power of color @ Telegraph UK

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