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About Benjamin Vogt
Benjamin Vogt's award-winning 2,000' garden in Lincoln, Nebraska has been featured online at Garden Design and Fine Gardening, as well as several newspapers. He speaks nationally on the ethics of native plant landscapes in a time of climate change, low maintenance pollinator gardens, and native plant design. Benjamin writes a weekly design & wildlife garden column at Houzz.com, and is the author of Sleep, Creep, Leap: The First Three Years of a Nebraska Garden (essays) and a poetry collection, AFTERIMAGE (SFA Press, 2012). Benjamin's plant choices were featured in the book Lawn Gone, and his words / images are forthcoming in a butterfly garden guide from the Xerces Society (2015) and another on pollinator gardens yet to be named (2016). Benjamin has a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is on the board of Wachiska Audubon Society, a regional prairie conservation group, and is a garden consultant & designer at Monarch Gardens. He blogs / rants about writing and gardening at The Deep Middle. You can also find him on Facebook or Twitter. Sign up for his monthly newsletter here.