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Friday Foto: Sometimes green is yellow

Green infrastructure that is. Rain gardens and urban prairies don’t just help with stormwater run off and flood prevention. They can take you through the seasons. 38 more words

A Drought of Posts (and water too)

I haven’t posted anything since early June and have been cataloging my excuses, foremost is that the garden is full of plants (potted and otherwise) all screaming for attention. 424 more words

Pacific Northwest Natives

Rain Garden Maintenence

We had a client that requested us to have his retention basins replanted with more color than the all cattail garden. We installed the plugs last September. 336 more words

Nature

Rain Gardens: More than just pretty flowers

The first thing I noticed when walking toward Bob and Nancy Larson’s house is the beautifully manicured centerpiece in his perfectly trimmed lawn. It’s hard to miss. 547 more words

Stormwater

Is having a rain garden a liability? Part 3 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions.

Is having a rain garden is a liability?  Part 3 of the Vermont Green Infrastructure Initiative’s guide to stormwater misconceptions.

This is the third post in a series about stormwater misconceptions identified by… 856 more words

Science

Garden log, 7.25.15

Today’s temperature was only in the high 80s, so I felt brave enough to venture outside and tend long-deferred tasks. Weeded grassy area off the deck; I’m impressed with the resilience of… 220 more words

Garden Plants

They've made it in Stroud

It’s comforting when things you love are stable, and in Stroud it was mostly the things that hadn’t changed which caused a contented smile on my lips. 295 more words

Ethical Business