Living in the Garden

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.