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Cover Story: Home & Garden '97
Man' says "Treat your garden like a baby" by Terry L. Clark Everything from cactus to sunflowers, lilies to vegetables, and roses to rhododendrons
flourish under his care.
Out with the immigrants! by Cynthia
Edney Non-native plants, like quackgrass and crabgrass, burdoch and thistle,
once performed a function. Now they're often considered pests.
the little house in the woods by Georgia Mullen A retired West Irondequoit
teacher turns a Yates County century farmhouse , abandoned for 30 years, into
a darling country cottage.
Landscaping in harmony with nature
by Georgia Mullen Follow four simple rules to guarantee that landscape
trees and shrubs flourish.
Historic Preservation by Joan Merkel
Smith Preservation consultant Peter Belden Trieb works to change people's
thinking about old buildings.
Open Door by Publisher Corrin Strong The groundhog was right! Restoring
the Genesee Country concept .
Short Tracts by Editor Georgia
Mullen Readers respond to genealogy queries.
Sketches: Taking the long way around Canandaigua Lake by Rich Gardner Burdock and cold rain can't dampen this dedicated walker's enjoyment of soaring
turkey vultures, sunning box turtles and the sounds of cottages opening up for
History: The Linden Murders, part one by Georgia
Mullen No clues. No motive. No suspects. No trial. Someone got away with
the perfect crime in this tiny Genesee County hamlet.
Canandaigua by Dave Edney The Chosen Place faces competing choices.
Destinations: Fossil Hunting by Susan Peterson Genesee
Country shorelines and outcroppings are good fossil-hunting sites.
Folks: T.M. Wright, master of the subtle fright by Mary Anne Donovan Several
British reviewers have called this Brighton novelist "the best ghost story
writer alive today."
For Art's Sake: Vincent Massaro's garden
of metaphors by Michael Lasser This Rochester sculptor's garden art
depends on found objects, particularly a large amount of tree debris.
Home Away from Home: Naples Valley B&B by Marci Diehl "I
had one Swiss call his mother from my deck and say, 'I'm standing in the Switzerland
of the U.S.'" claims innkeeper Nadina Stevens.