Category Archives: Garden Design

Cottonwood Fluff Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Print PDFCottonwood fluff is the snow of a la Nina June Fluffy Snow In June? Walking around our village yesterday, I noticed many people pointing at or playing with heaps of what looked like snow. It edged every planting bed … Continue reading

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Join The No Mow May Movement

Print PDFPollinators love a lively lawn Stop Mowing So Much And Let The Lawn Come To Life If the cold wet spring has kept you from lawn mowing, that’s great news. Bee City USA would like us to observe the … Continue reading

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Pots & Troughs For Aging Knees

Print PDFWhere soil is tired and compacted, troughs are a boon When The Third Time Is Not The Charm I recently visited a little garden that was both bare and overgrown, with scrupulously raked beds and struggling shrubs and trees … Continue reading

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Lessons From Braiding Sweetgrass

Print PDFPlant for pollinators and for People How To Love Our Planet How many of you have discovered Braiding Sweetgrass, the remarkable book by Dr. Robin Wall Kimmerer? Scientist, professor, and parent, Dr. Kimmerer is also an enrolled member of … Continue reading

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