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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. He speaks nationally on the ethics of native plant landscapes in a time of climate change, low maintenance pollinator gardens, and artistic plant communities. 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, his images are forthcoming in a butterfly garden guide from the Xerces Society (2015), and a personal interview in Pollinator Friendly Gardens (Hatchette 2016). Benjamin has a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and is on the board of Wachiska Audubon Society, a 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 or Instagram. Sign up for his monthly newsletter here.