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More Seeds From Baker Creek

After getting my first order in the mail from Baker Creek Heirloom seeds a couple of weeks ago, it seemed to me like it was missing a few varieties.  347 more words


Photos of the Week: Wildflower "Persons" in Summer and Winter Garb

It’s clear to me now why natural landscape designers encourage us to create some “visual interest” by allowing some of these plants to remain in native gardens for the winter. 664 more words

Building Healthy Communities, one cup of tea at a time

We are proud to announce our market is now open every Saturday and Sunday from 3 to 6 pm! Additionally, every Sunday will feature a special event or workshop including wild herb gathering, herbal crafting, wellness clinics, and special guest healers! 78 more words


The delicate side of winter

Winter can be cold, blowing, bitter, and rough.  But there is also a uniquely delicate side to this season.  The snow can fall quietly and softly, and it can alight on the most delicate of surfaces, gracing them with its white coating.  44 more words


Learn: Making Tinctures

While I’ve always been fascinated by nature and just walking around in it, I’ve decided to take on a new approach to how I enjoy it. 564 more words


Perennial Winners and Losers in the Sidewalk Border

The Sidewalk Border was the second border that I added to the garden. We moved into our house in July, 2003. Next day I went to work on the Driveway Border. 828 more words

Native Plants And Wildflowers

The Simple Daisy

by OCMGA Master Gardener Vicki Schilleman

Other than the dandelion, what is the first flower you remember as a child? Is it a daisy? When we draw flowers, don’t we draw a simple daisy? 397 more words