Bringing the Outside Inside

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. I would venture a guess that most of you reading this article have found some way to bring your love of nature inside. Whether it’s flowers on the curtains, paintings...

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Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens Roundup

Following are the last four of my posts on the Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens blog. A Propagation Primer Propagation has been on my mind lately. We recently moved into a house with a very bare yard and although I brought...

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The Parks of Seattle Project

If you haven't been following the Parks of Seattle project, you're missing out. Dave Battjes has decided to create a logo for each and every one of the 400 plus parks and green spaces in the city of Seattle....

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The Strahov Monastery Dendrological Library

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. The beautiful Strahov Monastery, which sits on a hill overlooking the city of Prague, was one of my favorite stops when I visited a couple of years ago. While the two ornate libraries are...

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Plants in Children’s Art

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. For the last post in my series of plants in the arts, we’re going to look at the importance of plants in children’s art. The rest of the series included various...

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Plants in Design

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. This is the third post in a short series about the importance of plants in the arts. The first post was Plants in Poetry and looked at the various ways plants were used...

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