Language, biodiversity, and a story of salvation
October 28, 2007 11:52 AM   Subscribe

Don Berto’s Garden. "The plants of the ancient Maya whisper their secrets to those who speak a shared language."
posted by homunculus (7 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

(Any photos of the garden anywhere?)
posted by growabrain at 1:23 PM on October 28, 2007

What a fascinating story! Thanks for the link, I actually learned something today!
posted by The Light Fantastic at 1:49 PM on October 28, 2007

Too bad the garden will self-destruct in T minus 1,880 days and counting, (along with everything else).
posted by salvia at 2:04 PM on October 28, 2007

Thanks for posting this. I'd love to go there.
posted by oneirodynia at 5:33 PM on October 28, 2007

growabrain: here you go. Thanks for this, homunculus.
posted by GrammarMoses at 6:25 PM on October 28, 2007

Gah: can't embed, for some reason. Here it is:
posted by GrammarMoses at 6:27 PM on October 28, 2007

Another pic of the garden, with trail signs:

And here is Don Berto:
posted by GrammarMoses at 6:32 PM on October 28, 2007

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