Faces, Faces Everywhere

One of the mostly forgotten chestnuts of the newspaper racket was the photograph, always on the first snowy day of the year, of some frozen formation that resembled a human face. After seeing those pictures year after year, it was hard to shake the suspicion that news photographers were sculpting on the fly, and under…

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Is It Time to Prune Yet?

Daunted by when to prune which flowering shrub — and how? This short refresher course could raise your confidence level. I know few more masterly pruners than Jeff Jabco, who in June marks 30 years at Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, where he is the director of grounds and coordinator of horticulture. Mr.…

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