HWFC Info Hub, “GRASSROOTS ACTION IS POWERFUL! NEONICS I. ” September 25th, 2017
It started innocently enough. While volunteering at a plant sale held by Lasdon Park, a local arboretum, I spotted a dozen or so lanky, young Brugmansias for sale. The plant-loving staff, had scored these tropical wonders, offering them for sale amid a treasure trove of native and ornamental trees and shrubs. But the Brugmansias stood out, calling like a siren to every plant geek there.
Brugmansia, commonly known as Angel’s Trumpet, is a group of seven plant species native to South America….
In times of climate change, gardening has become a speculative affair, more reminiscent of blackjack than a predictable hobby. Learn about the new realities of gardening to lessen the impacts of climate change.
Get to know more about native perennials for shade with Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial….
Frustrated with your shady garden? Get some spring plant inspirations with Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial….
Want to learn more about native bees? Join Kim Eierman in this EcoBeneficial interview with Heather Holm, a leading expert on native bees and the native plants they use. Holm has just published her second book – Bees: An Identification and Native Plant Forage Guide….
Reading Eagle, “Climate change is affecting what we grow and how we grow it” April 12, 2017
There may still be snow on the ground, but spring is here and soon, a number of our native bee species will be active. As you look at your post-winter landscape, you may wonder where those early bees will find the forage that they need to survive.