When Shade Garden Plants Need “Partial Shade”
If you’ve ever tried to read plant tags at a garden center, you probably noticed pretty quickly that each grower puts different information on their tags. It can be difficult to wade through the range of information provided for every plant you want to take home. In the shade garden plants section, when a tag says “partial shade,” what does that mean?
Continue reading Shade Garden Plants: What Does “Partial Shade” Really Mean?
Slope Allows Sophisticated Backyard Water Features
If you’ve ever looked at rural property advertisements, you’ve probably noticed that flat is desirable. It seems like everyone wants a level piece of land, and for good reason, because it’s easier to put a house there. But what if I told you that a property with some slope is highly valuable? I have transformed many formerly unusable outdoor spaces by creating innovative backyard water features you wouldn’t expect.
Continue reading Backyard Water Features: How I Turn Hills Into Fountains
When it comes to landscape, most of us think about being outdoors when the sun is out, too. What tends to happen is that Springtime rolls around each year and we all come out of our nests like baby birds ready for first flight. Continue reading Timing of Contemporary Landscape Design
I usually try to be in several places at once. Well, at least mentally; that is, I am usually multi-tasking. When I am working on a bigger project, I sometimes have to stop and take a breath. Continue reading Landscape Design Near Me
Can You Stabilize Climate?
I don’t know about you, but I don’t have the capability to stabilize climate on a grand scale (so far beyond 55 acres). I can’t add appropriate levels of organic nutrition to the ocean where needed and at the right time. Like you, I also don’t have the time to guide wild deer and elk populations away from overeating young forests before saplings have a chance to regenerate. (I can specify deer-resistant buffer zones, but that’s another story.)
Continue reading Why You Need Whales And Wolves To Stabilize Climate For You
If the Universe is vibration, everything is waves.
In an infinite Cosmic Ocean, we’re all riders. The physical reality reflects the emotional pattern. Continue reading Good Vibrations
A very cool project: a company called Biocarbon Engineering has received seed funding to plant 1 billion trees every year, and they’re doing it with drones.
Continue reading Reforestation Drone