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Flower Power

Location: 4111 35th St.

This yard of flowers is actually doing its job as a rain garden, sponsored by the The Longfellow Community Council.

Photo: Rick Fuentes

Second Sunday at the Governor's Residence

Yesterday was Second Sunday at the Residence. They open up the mansion to the public and have different stands and activities for people. This month’s theme was “Creature of the Garden”. 121 more words

Summer Internship

Rain Gardens at the Residence: The Installation

Wednesday, August 9th

Today we excavated the first rain garden! The soil was amended with this cool thing called BIOCHAR. Basically is charcoal. Wood is burned without the presence of oxygen (a process called pyrolysis) which burns off almost everything in the wood except the carbon. 370 more words

Summer Internship

New Front Garden: Year 3 Progress Report

I’ve been in a bit of a slump this year with my new front garden project, without the clear goals and timetables for reaching them that are typical for me. 618 more words

Flower Beds

The Terrifying Prospect of Being an Adult

Last time we left off, I had just told you about this fantastic opportunity I had to design a rain garden for the Pennsylvania Governor’s Residence. 175 more words

Summer Internship

Rain Gardens topic of July 12 talk at Audubon House


Learn about landscaping for rain gardens with Indian River County extension agent Nickie Munroe in partnership with the the Master Gardener Program on July 12, 2017 at Audubon House, 195 9th Street SE, Vero Beach, starting at noon. 97 more words

Oslo Riverfront Conservation Area

Planting Paradise

The first summer we lived here — 2013 — this median facing an ugly view required a date with two batteries worth of weed whackers at least three times per week. 127 more words

Reality Creation