Ron Finley: A guerilla gardener in South Central LA

Passionate man, inspiring story. Artist and designer Ron Finley couldn’t help but notice what was going on in his backyard. “South Central Los Angeles,” he quips, “home of the drive-thru and the drive-by.” And it's the drive-thru fast-food stands that contribute more to the area’s poor health and high mortality rate, with one in two kids contracting a ...

Little wonders

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Yesterday as I was watering the plants, I saw this single, ripe alpine strawberry. This is the same plant that I over-wintered in the garage. I had never over-wintered anything before, so I wasn't even sure I was doing it right. I left it alone and watered a few times over the entire winter. Come ...