Habitat Benefit Garden Tour

   On August 9th there will be a Habitat Benefit Garden Tour in Saratoga Springs from 4pm-7pm. The tour is self guided, consisting of ecosystem friendly, sustainable gardens designed by Jessecology. Tickets are $10 and will support the Saratoga Code Blue Shelter. They are available at 2 locations: the help desk of the Healthy Living [...]

Celebrating Earth Day at Healthy Living

Celebrating Earth Day at Healthy Living Market This Thursday, April 24th, join me in celebratation of Earth Day at the Healthy Living Market in Saratoga. I am teaching a class about the benefits of using native plants in our landscaping and gardens, with a slideshow of about 20 of my favorite native plants. Let's celebrate [...]

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Ecological Garden Renovations at the Farm in Saratoga

This summer I had the privilege of doing ecological garden renovations at a farm in Saratoga. The farm is located in quintessential farm country, heading east on the way to Schuylerville, surrounded by miles on all sides of wild beauty. It's a dream location for this exact kind of project: planting dozens of native plants [...]

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Breeding Success in the Monarch Waystation at Healthy Living

Imagine my delight to see a Monarch caterpillar at the Saratoga Springs Healthy Living Market's certified Monarch Waystation during a visit this week! When I initially wrote about the Monarch waystation project, I mentioned I didn't expect to even see butterflies this year; I definitely didn't think we'd see Monarch breeding success in the waystation [...]

The Monarch Butterfly Waystation at Healthy Living Market in Saratoga Springs, NY

This spring I was delighted to be asked to be a part of one of the loveliest projects I could imagine. There's a health food store in Saratoga Springs, NY called Healthy Living, which occupies the former JC Penny retail location in the Wilton Mall. Healthy Living sells organic and artisan foods, much of it [...]