Category Archives: Teaching Gardening

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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Cottonwood Fluff Is Nothing To Sneeze At

Print PDFCottonwood fluff is the snow of a la Nina June Fluffy Snow In June? Walking around our village yesterday, I noticed many people pointing at or playing with heaps of what looked like snow. It edged every planting bed … Continue reading

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Reincarnation For Plastic Plant Pots

Print PDFPlant pots offer years of useful service Zero Waste Says Reduce, Re-use, Recycle This weekend we held an Ice Cream Social at the Senior Center. Sadly, the day was rainy and cold but happily, lots of people showed up … Continue reading

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