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Audubon Society Creates Database of Native Plants for Birds

Not terribly new but new-to-me; the Audubon Society has launched a database of native plants for birds. “Birds and plants that are native to an area have evolved together and often have these mutually beneficial connections. 119 more words

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News from Rashneh and Katy in Mumbai

Rashneh Pardiwala (below left), Katy Rustom and the CERE team  write:

“This is wonderful news that Andrew would like to develop a biodiversity park. Also we read about the amazing work the Stroud Community is doing in agriculture”. 344 more words

Rashneh Pardiwala

Inviting Parasites to the Garden

A while back we talked about plants you can include in your landscapes to attract predatory insects to your landscapes. This would not only enhance the diversity of your garden but of your insect population and… 547 more words


Know Your Natives – Ohio Buckeye

Ohio Buckeye (Aesculus glabra) of the Soapberry (Sapindaceae) Family, formerly of the Horsechestnut (Hippocastanaceae) family, is a medium to large deciduous tree with opposite, palmately compound leaves.  1,485 more words

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After the rain... the garden grows and grows

When I last published my blog,  I was in the midst of this hillside garden or shall I say the “bane of my existence.”  Through the heat and moving land it was apparent that I needed a “Plan B”.   95 more words

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Crossvine: Native Medicinal for Rejuvenation

I want to talk about one of my favorite wild plants, Crossvine. Crossvine (Bignonia capreolata) is a perennial native vine that is common in forests of the Southeast. 689 more words

Sweet Bursaria is Seeding

You may have noticed this large native shrub that has white flowers. It attracts a wide range of insects and lots of butterflies and has a sweet fragrance. 53 more words

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