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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5 Great Parks – Seattle Edition

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. Every city has parks, however not all parks are created equal. Many are used primarily for recreation, others for dogs, but some are devoted to nature. Seattle is lucky to...

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How to Collect Native Plants

This was originally published at Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. Finding native plants can be hard work. Here in Seattle, there are a handful of nurseries which carry a few odd native plants. There are native plant nurseries, but nearly all...

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Book Review:: What A Plant Knows

This post was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. If you are looking for a good book, one that will completely alter the way you view plants, What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses by...

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How to Find Nature in the City

This was originally published on Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens. Perhaps you live in the city, or you’re visiting for a conference, family or vacation. We’re all nature fiends here and we need our nature fix. Even those who are not self declared...

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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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