Posts Tagged: native plants

Interview with C. Colston Burrell

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Wonderful interview–a complex definition of what is native; tongue in cheek discussion about why “retirement is bad for the environment” (an argument for those untended areas in your manicured gardens/yards are essential); Dr. Burrell’s “hyper-ecological aggregator” garden; pest pressures in gardens that lack diversity, etc.

Children and School Gardens

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It is often said of both children and gardens that to have them is to show hope for the future.  Some area teachers, parents, and organizations are demonstrating this hope two-fold as they plan outdoor learning classrooms that have wildlife habitat gardens as centerpieces.  Outdoor learning is gaining momentum across the nation, recently led by… Read more »