Why you should support local growers of eco-regional native plants in your neighborhood Supporting Local Growers of Eco-Regional Native Plants: Cultivating Biodiversity through Boutique Homegrown Nurseries. In an era marked by increasing environmental awareness, the value of native plants in sustaining local ecosystems has gained significant recognition. As concrete jungles expand, the role of native […]
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Hummingbirds in North America and the flowers they adore! Hummingbirds are among the most captivating and enchanting birds found in North America. Known for their vibrant plumage and remarkable flight abilities, these tiny avian wonders are an integral part of the ecosystem. In this article, we will explore the intriguing world of hummingbirds in North
Native Plants Once Protected Our Communities in a Living Blanket. In the not-so-distant past, our communities were adorned with a vibrant tapestry of native plants, which served as a protective, localized living blanket. These plants, perfectly adapted to their environments, provided numerous benefits to both the ecosystem and the people who lived amongst them. However,
Our Green Planet is facing a crisis and demands immediate action to restore its natural balance. The Earth, our green planet, is a breathtaking tapestry of ecosystems, teeming with life in all its forms. However, in recent times, our planet has been facing an unprecedented crisis that threatens its delicate balance. Human activities, driven by
Our Native Plants This poem, born from a place of frustration and concern, resonates with the urgent need for change. It speaks to the lack of sufficient effort directed toward mitigating the devastating effects of global warming and the ongoing decline of our planet. I am frustrated by the lack of action and the pressing
Oak tree Masting: Nature’s Cyclic Abundance to ensure species Survival In the grand tapestry of nature, certain events capture our attention and ignite our curiosity. One such phenomenon is oak tree masting, a remarkable reproductive strategy displayed-by certain oak species. With synchronized precision, these majestic trees produce an overwhelming abundance of acorns in periodic cycles.
Bulb Planting 101 – Bulbs in Fall Planting bulbs in Fall is more than just picking up a few bulbs from your local garden center. It’s a celebration of new life a joyous event that needs planning and preparation! If the sight of spring bulbs emerging through frozen earth and ice water, get’s the juices
Aster ericoides Snow Flurry A must-have Fall perennial that surprises and over-performs. These tiny daisy flowers are a delight when most gardens have an autumnal look with golden tones and rustic shades. Aster ericoides Snow Flurry to your must-have plant list, and be-sure to check out my top five asters below for the pollinator friendly
The Marvelous Monarch Butterfly: A Journey Across America. The monarch butterfly, scientifically known as Danaus plexippus, is one of nature’s most captivating and extraordinary creatures. This majestic insect undergoes a remarkable lifecycle, from egg to caterpillar, chrysalis, and finally, an elegant butterfly. What really sets the monarch apart is its incredible annual migration, spanning thousands
Growing Native Plants at Home Growing Native Plants at Home – There’s never been a better time to grow native, with an engaged online presence the desire to grow native wild-flowers at home has never been stronger. Native plants simply belong and once clothed the planet in a localized protective blanket. I believe if we