Category Archives: Plant Diversity

Serving The Planet With Plants

Print PDFEven tiny gardens honor and serve the earth So Many Ways To Serve On Friday I facilitated a fascinating and troubling conversation with a group of service veterans, a few still active, most long-retired. They shared stories about some … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Delight, Another’s Disaster?

Print PDFMy beloved ‘sprawl of abundance’ Relational Gardening Since my home garden is tiny, I’m fortunate to have the use of a plot in a community garden a few minutes’ walk from my home. As I’ve mentioned before, the soil … Continue reading

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Offer Love & Enchantment, Not Weeds

Print PDFInviting children to experience natural enchantment (holiday catcus flower) Who Will Be Tomorrow’s Gardeners? My favorite part of summer is spending outdoor time with my grandkids. Over the years, I’ve often been asked how to engage children in gardening, … Continue reading

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Protecting & Nurturing Native Bees

Print PDF Pollinator Garden, one year old and already flourishing On Beyond Honeybees As I was watering the year-old pollinator garden at the Senior Center this morning, I noticed over a dozen kinds of bees busy at work. That made … Continue reading

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