Urban wildlife gardens

Lately urban wildlife gardens have been on my mind a lot. Maybe its because of a book I read recently called Crow Planet, by author Lyanda Lynn Haupt. Ms. Haupt has a lot to say about the nature of wildness, that many of us are locked up in our heads believing that nature is out [...]

By |2017-07-24T09:02:12-04:00July 29th, 2017|garden, native plants, wildlife, wildlife gardens|Comments Off on Urban wildlife gardens

Scenes from the librarian’s wildlife garden

Scenes from the librarian's wildlife garden There is a handful of people who were influential back when I was still in school and trying to configure my passion for habitat gardening into a career. One of them was the lovely head research librarian at the community college I then attended; her resourcefulness coupled with a [...]

By |2017-07-23T21:27:37-04:00July 23rd, 2017|bird gardens, Blue Lupine, garden, Habitat Gardens, native plants, wildlife gardens|Comments Off on Scenes from the librarian’s wildlife garden

Momma’s habitat garden

Momma's habitat garden Over the past several years, my mother (a pragmatic vegetable gardener for most of her life) has been learning about native plants and habitat garden development via Jessecology blogposts. Her initial curiousity bloomed into a real interest, and she's been asking me for some time to help renovate the south side of [...]