Work in progress

Carol Wallace merges parenting, painting, and geology — with beautiful results

Growing our own in the city

Even though it’s tons of work and likely won’t yield much, I am attempting to grow my first garden plot — in the city. Like most kids his age, my 9-year-old spends an inordinate amount of time glued to screens and not nearly enough time plugged into nature. As a family, we try to get outside as…