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Living in the Garden

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By Susan Bergen
IMG 4764I spend a bit of time every day observing my garden and the natural woods surrounding my home. While I started out focusing on flowers and greenery, I soon realized that plants were only half the story. Gardens are complex living habitats where plants and all manner of creatures form mutual dependencies.
I photograph what I see at ground level – up close and personal, so to speak – then I research each subject to gain a better understanding of how our ecosystems work.
Below is a collection of essays which I have recently published in our club’s newsletter. Click on the link to read.