Category Archives: Sustainable Gardening

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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Gardening Together, Happily

Print PDFNever too old to garden; our beloved Carol inspires us all The Goodness Of Gardening I’ve been very grumpy lately for a raft of reasons, not least because I’ve been living with a minor but uncomfortable and annoying health … Continue reading

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Easy To Please, Deer Resistant Bulbs

Print PDFDeer are darling but they do love tulips On Beyond Tulips Autumn brings a rush of enticing bulb catalogs, their glossy pages full of glowing tulips and ruffled daffodils. Here in Deer Central, I don’t bother much with big … 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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