Monthly Archives: February 2012

  • Protect Your Soil

    Posted on February 29, 2012 by in Organic Gardening

    I always encourage people to stop using chemical fertilizers. Here is how I convince people to ‘give up’ synthetic/chemical fertilizers: 1) Chemical fertilizers leech out of the garden and eventually make their way to our water systems, in turn affecting wildlife and the water quality; 2) Chemical fertilizers degrade the soil; they kill good bacteria […]

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  • Sources of Inspiration

    Posted on February 22, 2012 by in Plant Histories

    What I find inspiring in the gardens I visit and those I see in the print or online often have common elements. I appreciate how a gardener(s) is/are explicit about their intentions and plant choices. This goes beyond a theme rather it is about acknowledging one’s inspirations and seeing plants as entity with their geographical […]

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