Benjamin Vogt

Benjamin Vogt is a contributor to our series, Voices of the Platte. He is the owner of the prairie-inspired design firm Monarch Gardens. He is the author of A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for an Uncertain Future. Benjamin lives in Lincoln, Nebraska with his wife, son, and a 1/4 acre lot with thousands of plants.

Benjamin's Work

Living in the time of Covid-19 has meant more family walks on nearby prairies — Pioneers Park, Nine Mile, Spring Creek Prairie. We have to get out of the house some way, but walking the concrete streets of our suburban development is not nearly enough to satiate our hunger for birds and butterflies. Even though […]