Category Archives: Sustainable Gardening

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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Joyful In The Rain

Print PDFKale 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 … 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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