Not Exactly Broken Windows: Local Landscaper Fined for Her Own Garden

And when I spoke about The Broken Windows Theory, this was not what I had in mind…

Landscape Designer Margie Ruddick Fined for Her Own Garden
Landscape designer Margie Ruddick is in the running for the 2011 Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, and ironically, she’s also being faced with fines for the very landscape creations planted in her own yard! Ruddick’s ecological ‘Garden of Eden’ was found to be unkempt with “weeds” by authorities in the City of Philadelphia.

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