Category Archives: Garden Design

The Bliss of Going Wild

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Native flowering currant is a pollinator magnet Rewilding Our Property Plant By Plant My favorite garden spaces always have at least a touch of the wild about them. Sometimes it’s a matter of allowing plants to tumble over the edges … Continue reading

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Creating Welcoming Shared Spaces

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Natural order is hospitable Planting Yesterday For Tomorrow As I wander about on my daily walks, I often find myself dreaming into the past. Within living memory, often not long ago at all, our Maritime Northwestern back yards looked much … Continue reading

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Be Prepared And Bring A Book

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Add transporting books to your to-go bag! Preparing For Whatever I may have mentioned before that I have a dozen ex-sisters in law (long story). I’m still in touch with a few, including one who was recently discussing which books … Continue reading

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Joyful In The Rain

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Kale in its autumn coat Weary Plants Bounce Back After such a long drought, it’s been so soothing and peaceful to hear rain falling in the night. Our vintage mobile home has new insulation and a new roof, but even … Continue reading

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