Category Archives: Plant Partnerships

Generating Generations

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It’s so sweet to have a baby in the garden Making Tomorrow’s Gardeners And Learning From Yesterday’s Last week I facilitated a fascinating conversation on becoming elders. My community may be especially rich in wise elders but I suspect that … Continue reading

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One Woman’s Delight, Another’s Disaster?

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My 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 had … Continue reading

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Birds Love Seeds, Bunnies Love Greens

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Illustration by Garth Williams (from Margaret Wise Brown’s book, Mister Dog) Giving Seed Saving New Meaning Seeds are such little miracles, bundles of protein and promise. Seeds can nurture living beings and create new plants. Seeds can also invite flocks … Continue reading

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Lessons From Braiding Sweetgrass

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Plant 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 the … Continue reading

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