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Nativars -- what are they and why should you care?

The only gardening magazine I subscribe to is The American Gardener, the magazine of the American Horticultural Society. It’s a benefit of membership – the only one I use much – and membership is expensive, compared to the annual cost of other gardening magazine subscriptions. 941 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Backyard Wildlife.

Growing up in the middle of nowhere, seeing White Tailed Deer was commonplace. Commonplace as in they would eat your entire garden in an hour, and run in herds amongst the horses. 24 more words


For Arbor Day: Plant the Right Tree

I’ve never paid much attention to Arbor Day until this year. I knew it was a day to celebrate trees and to encourage people to plant them. 1,700 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Grey Squirrels....vermin or attractive wild animals.

Grey Squirrels….vermin or attractive wild animals.

Grey squirrels have been part of the English countryside since the mid nineteenth century. Brought from North America they are a familiar sight in parks and gardens and probably the first wild animal a child gets to see and love in this country. 491 more words


Recent Blooms (mostly)

Is it just me, or is Spring flying by even faster than usual this year? I am running from dawn to dark and still my gardening to-do list continues to grow exponentially. 829 more words

Piedmont Gardening

Manja: The Invisible Killer

Kites, crows, barn, spotted and mottle wood owls are among Bangalore city’s most important bird species.

Every day they are taken by a silent and invisible killer – manja. 222 more words

Wildlife Management