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    Learn new ways to grow your favorite foods
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    Learn new ways to grow your favorite foods

    Browse our full collection of instructional blog posts here.
    Violet Jelly

    Violet Jelly

    You may remember my excitement when I found violets popping up on my Mid-Winter walk a few weeks ago. I have been absolutely thrilled to see even more…
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    Mid-Winter Garden Walk

    Mid-Winter Garden Walk

    Merry Mid-Winter and Blessed Imbolc to all who celebrate the visible return of the Sun at the midpoint between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox! T…
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    Lemon-Sage Lomatium

    Lemon-Sage Lomatium

    Fernleaf Biscuitroot, or Lomatium, is a drought-tolerant native plant with edible roots, leaves, and seeds, and many medicinal uses.Fernleaf Biscuitro…
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    Violet Jelly

    Violet Jelly

    You may remember my excitement when I found violets popping up on my Mid-Winter walk a few weeks ago. I have been absolutely thrilled to see even more…
    Continue Reading
    Mid-Winter Garden Walk

    Mid-Winter Garden Walk

    Merry Mid-Winter and Blessed Imbolc to all who celebrate the visible return of the Sun at the midpoint between Winter Solstice and Spring Equinox! T…
    Continue Reading

    Sustainable Home Landscaping with Native Plants

    Sustainable Home Landscaping with Native Plants
    Restore the integrity & beauty of native ecosystems - one garden at a time.
    EDIBLE LANDSCAPE DESIGN EXAMPLE
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    Companion Plants such as “Springbank Clover” and “Broadleaf Lupine” are planted alongside vegetables as a nitrogen-fixing groundcover to improve soil condition.
    2
    The wetland plants “Cattail” and “Indian Potato” are used in a backyard rain-garden pond to create an important habitat for native wildlife, to filter out pollutants, and to create aesthetic beauty.
    3
    The drought tolerant plants “Golden Currant” and “Pacific Madrona” are placed in an irrigation free zone to reduce water needs in the home garden.
    4
    The native wildflowers “Great Camas” and “Henderson Checkermallow” increase native bee, butterfly, and humming bird populations to ensure ample pollination.
    5
    Berries like “Blackcap Raspberry” and “Thimbleberry” are planted along a west facing fence to create a warmer microclimate for greater fruit yields.
    6
    The shade-tolerant plants “Fiddlehead Fern” and “Redwood Sorrel” are used to bring life to dark areas of the garden.
    • 1Companion Plants such as “Springbank Clover” and “Broadleaf Lupine” are planted alongside vegetables as a nitrogen-fixing groundcover to improve soil condition.
    • 2The wetland plants “Cattail” and “Indian Potato” are used in a backyard rain-garden pond to create an important habitat for native wildlife, to filter out pollutants, and to create aesthetic beauty.
    • 3The drought tolerant plants “Golden Currant” and “Pacific Madrona” are placed in an irrigation free zone to reduce water needs in the home garden.
    • 4The native wildflowers “Great Camas” and “Henderson Checkermallow” increase native bee, butterfly, and humming bird populations to ensure ample pollination.
    • 5Berries like “Blackcap Raspberry” and “Thimbleberry” are planted along a west facing fence to create a warmer microclimate for greater fruit yields.
    • 6The shade-tolerant plants “Fiddlehead Fern” and “Redwood Sorrel” are used to bring life to dark areas of the garden.
    Let us help you design a life-sustaining habitat garden for you AND the birds & bees. Click here for more information about our landscape design services or contact us for a consultation. You can also purchase several hours of our services directly here.
    Let us help you design a life-sustaining habitat garden for you AND the birds & bees. Click here for more information about our landscape design services or contact us for a consultation. You can also purchase several hours of our services directly here.