Plant the tallest trees and shrubs at the back borders and then work to the front of the property using sequentially shorter plant layers. For hummingbirds, select perennial plants with mature heights of at least two feet.
“You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.” — Jane Goodall
Happy Earth Day! Let’s take care… Taking care of this planet that is our only home is not just the responsibility of governments and large organizations, although of course they have a role. The whole of humanity, each of us as individuals has a responsibility. We have to consider seriously whether we can indefinitely keep […]
Fall and early spring are the best times to begin planting your bird, bee, and butterfly gardens. Concentrate on setting out hardy trees, shrubs, and vines that will not have to be replaced each year. Grow the necessary cover needed for the birds, bees, and butterflies. Then you can begin thinking of the individual plants […]
When do you typically see Monarchs in your garden? Monarch Butterfly Migration Map
The term sustainable gardening seems to have become the buzz word in the gardening community encompassing green, organic, and waterwise gardening practices. Simply put, sustainable gardening is the practice of conserving an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of natural resources. @BeeBetter Click to Tweet! Gardening sustainably is not and does not need to be an […]