Category Archives: Gardening With Children

Celebrating With Plants & Pumpkins

Print PDFNature’s tapestry ofrenda Reimagining Traditional Holidays Yesterday an arborist pointed out a small colony of dwarf mistletoe, nestled high in a Douglas fir. I associate mistletoe with apple trees and winter holiday traditions, but this species (Arceuthobium douglasii) is … Continue reading

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Lose The Lawn, Mitigate Climate Change

Print PDFProtecting pollinators nurtures life on the planet Making The Best Of The Worst Argh! Seems like every day brings more dire news about the environmental devastation climate change is causing. It makes me cry; sorrow for the planet feels … Continue reading

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There’s Power In A Single Tree

Print PDFUrban neighborhoods benefit even from tiny trees Planting Trees For People & The Planet During the recent heat dome event, walking through my increasingly urban neighborhood made the value of neighborhood trees clear. Even as temperatures soared, places where … Continue reading

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Celebrating With Flowers

Print PDFMay Day is on the way, are you ready? Nurturing Neighborliness on May Day This week has been rainy and cool and I’ve been eagerly eyeing local flowers; will they last another few days? A strong of warm, dry … Continue reading

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