Monthly Archives: January 2011

Vivian Reiss Landscape Design Site is Launched!

 This is my new website, check out all my projects!`

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Ground Provisions, St. John US VI

Buying groceries at the local supermarket named Starfish, I was also perusing the aisles for local fare. The only thing I came up with were basketful’s of tubers; tania, local sweet potatoes and yams. They were positioned in baskets next to several varieties of  potatoes. … Continue reading

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For those freezing in the north: a virtual dose of vitamin D

Rainbow St. John Balmy tradewinds or Arctic blast? As I am in the the Caribbean, I thought those in the cold would enjoy a virtual dose of vitamin D, a video that Dan Goodbaum took at my rooftop garden tomato tasting in … Continue reading

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Banana Bird

   I am on the furthest eastward point of St. John US VI in a beautiful rented villa open to the sea and air on all sides. The only discordant part of the gorgeous setting and decor are the fake indoor plants that … Continue reading

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