Paradise Found: America Returns to the Garden

America returns to the garden

We all have an idea of a garden. It is the place where we wish we were, where we are at our best: generous, fertile, humble and at peace. For some the vision may be exquisitely formal, a garden of thought and geometry, traced with tulips and a perfectly taut hedge. For others it is wild and artless, with shaggy trees and hiding places and children splashing in clover. Even if we have never been there, we know what it looks like.

Maybe it is the change of season, or something in the social climate, but suddenly it seems as though...

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