24 Jun '11, 9pm

Climate Change at the Garden-Plot Level

Grasping Climate Change at a Garden-Plot Level By LESLIE KAUFMAN One of the first places where Americans may notice the impact of climate change is in their own gardens and backyards, their most common point of intersection with the natural world. David Graham for The New York Times The conservatory at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa. On Friday, the federal government announced that it would take advantage of that connection by introducing a pilot project in concert with the American Public Garden Association to educate some 70 million annual visitors to public gardens, many of whom are gardeners themselves, on climate change. The first activity is an exhibition at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa., where evidence of climate change is already apparent. “Through Longwood Gardens-sponsored research we have observed that plants are flowering earlier on average on...

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