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USAToday: It’s for the birds, and more

Backyard habitats impart stewardship by G. Jeffrey MacDonald USA TODAY SOMERVILLE, Mass. — Wedged between train tracks and a busy thoroughfare, Jerry Lauretano’s home-based hair salon relies on berry-producing trees to attract a range of lovely birds — as well as some not-so-lovely ones. Last winter, customers saw cardinals, robins and goldfinches. On an April morning, however, pigeons and squirrels… Read more →

CHI Magazine: Habitat for Beauty

Habitat for Beauty: Jerry’s Garden Salon welcomes client and nature with equal enthusiasm Jerry is featured in CHI as a “lifetime bird and wildlife enthusiast,” combining his passion for nature with the hair salon business that he began 20 years ago in Harvard Square. The article Jerry’s friendship with Farouk Shami, creator of Farouk Systems – an ammonia free hair… Read more →

Land of free, home of strange [Boston Globe]

Build a little birdhouse in your hair Getting a haircut can be so relaxing – the scalp massage, the conversation focused on yourself, the birds tweeting in the garden? Jerry’s Underground Garden Salon is an idyll in a rather unexpected place: 19 Tufts St., right off McGrath and down the street from a major environmental cleanup site. Stylist and birder… Read more →