Category Archives: Native Plants

Creating Nature Based Costumes

Print PDFA brave neighbor models the Cowardly Lion Dress Up Fun For All Ages What is the point of Halloween if not to be able to dress up in whatever wild costume suits our fancy, at whatever age? I was … Continue reading

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Costumes From Nature

Print PDFNight flying moth costume with sparkles Wearing The Garden With Halloween on the horizon, my thoughts are turning to costume making. As a child, I loved making my own costumes, from a bat with big wings sewn on from … Continue reading

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Growing Sweetgrass

Print PDFSweetgrass holds fragrance but loses ground without help Preserving By Propagation President Biden proclaimed today as the second national celebration of Indigenous Peoples’ Day and a lot of people are wondering just how to celebrate. There are a lot … Continue reading

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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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