Edited Article of the Day


Shed Style wrote a short article for the LA magazine Angeleno which got edited down to one sentence. A long sentence, to be sure. But in the age of blogs, freelance writers now get to publish their own unedited manuscripts, or short articles as the case may be. Here’s my excerpted quote from the short article that was edited down in the magazine. Or you could read the whole thing at the link above.

“It usually involves some kind of big equipment like a forklift or a crane,” she deadpans. “We sold a saguaro cactus that had to be delivered by helicopter.”The scale and size of estate gardens call for big impact, which you can achieve with a pair of 4-by-4-foot variegated century plants (Agave americana ‘Variegata’) displayed in large urns…

Wish for something even rarer? Thongthiraj suggests a South African giant tree aloe (Aloe bainesii), with a price tag of $30,000 (12-foot).


    
    
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