A Reflection

by Jason Epstein
July 2010

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About ten years ago Jim suggested that I plant a row of Hakonechloa alongside a hundred foot long path of old red bricks. The idea was to block a patch of rampant pests. Today that grass has formed yellow and green layers four or five feet high, breaking over themselves like waves rolling leisurely ashore. The path had been lined with top down yellow lights whose glow through this gentle sea of grass especially on foggy nights is pure poetry. Today Hakonechloa highlights pop up all over my garden, constant reminders of Jim’s genius