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Native Plant Information Tools

Blog: Michigan Native Plants   -   Thursday July 18, 2013   -   By TimB

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Calling All Weed Experts!

Blog: Arcadia Farms   -   Friday May 03, 2013   -   By Katie

Last year I had it in my heart to clear the “Woods” (lightly wooded portion of our 1 acre property) of the abundant weeds growing amidst the trees. Unfortunately I didn’t have it in my schedule nearly as well as I had it in my heart. This year will be...

I Look Normal

Blog: Meadowview Farm & Natural Habitat Gardens, LLC   -   Tuesday May 08, 2012   -   By Lori

It's official, I have recovered from my March run in with Poison Ivy.  I certainly don't want to go through that again.  My face has finally stopped tingling and has returned to normal; however, I have many wrinkles where there used to be none. ...

Waiting for the hummers to arrive

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Sunday April 15, 2012   -   By Terry

All the hummingbird feeders are ready and waiting....... The bottlebrush buckeye is in full bloom Columbine is happy, happy, happy! The coral honeysuckle is on a quest to take over the front porch! Surely they will be here soon.

The Winter that Wasn't!

Blog: Michigan Native Plants   -   Wednesday March 28, 2012   -   By TimB

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The Three Sisters Garden: Cultivating History and ...

Blog: Growing Days   -   Thursday March 22, 2012   -   By Julie

Spring is here! Hooray! Although, I’m afraid upstate South Carolina skipped spring and rushed straight into summer. Honestly, 86 degrees? Battling raspberry canes is painful enough without fear of sunburn. Fortunately, I’m keeping...

Easter Specials at the Williamsburg Farmers Market...

Blog: Williamsburg Farmers Market   -   Tuesday April 19, 2011   -   By WFM

Saturday, April 23, 2011 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.   Shop at the Williamsburg Farmers Market this Saturday for eggs, lamb, asparagus, chocolates, cut flowers and more to celebrate Easter. The Native Plant Society will exhibit invasive...

Just an Introduction

Blog: Southern California Farmers Daughters   -   Thursday April 14, 2011   -   By Aisling

Thank you for your interest. We will be introducing you to our collective members, their practices and production styles. We will also be keeping you informed about grass based livestock and holistic farming techniques. You will be able to learn about our...

Help Protect Our Pollinators - The Bees Need Us. W...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday March 31, 2011   -   By Karen

~ A GLOBAL BEE EMERGENCY ~ Happening NOW ~   .............................   Quietly, around the world,   Billions of Honey Bees and other pollinators are dying...

SNOB -vs- STEWARD

Blog: Michigan Native Plants   -   Sunday February 27, 2011   -   By TimB

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Local Author Releases Dancing Eagle

Blog: Double R Farm (Amish Country Soaps & Sundries)   -   Monday October 25, 2010   -   By Christine

It has surely been a long time since my last post. Many may be wondering just where I have run off to.  Well, I 've been writing away and recently published a Native American novel. In addition to working on the farm and teaching part time I some how...

The many faces of weeding

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Thursday August 19, 2010   -   By Terry

I'm not exactly sure how much of a gardener's time is spent weeding, but I think it's a large percentage of the time spent in the garden.  This year, in the veggie gardens, I used leaves as mulch and it is working wonders!  Sure, there are places...

Something is pooping on the porch.......

Blog: Wild Things Farm   -   Wednesday July 21, 2010   -   By Terry

The farmhouse has big wide wrap-around porches which are great for sleeping dogs, porch swings, and the occasional break from gardening.  To hide the empty space between the ground and the bottom of the porch, last year I planted native coral...

Chelone - Turtlehead - Hot Lips!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday March 16, 2010   -   By Karen

This beautiful "Pink Turtlehead", (Chelone lyonii - Hot Lips) blooms from late July right through to October. It's a North American native perennial flower that hosts the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly. Chelone comes from the Greek...

Coreopsis lanceolata - Another Useful Native!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday February 16, 2010   -   By Karen

Coreopsis lanceolata - Tickseed (Organic & Native) Available here my Local Harvest Store . - 25 seeds/pkg .   An exceptionally easy to grow flower that tolerates a wide range of soil conditions! Tickseed is drought...

Gaillardia ~ Blanket Flower - Native & Drought Tol...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Tuesday February 09, 2010   -   By Karen

  A Showy North American Native! Gaillardia aristata , commonly known as blanket flower, is a native perennial wild flower, which makes this delightful and colorful specimen...

Seedy Saturday - 2010 - On a Sunday!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday February 04, 2010   -   By Karen

Wall Flower Studio is pleased to announce we will once again be participating at Seedy Saturday (on a Sunday for 2010!), in Toronto. People will be able to purchase organically grown products directly from me. WIth more than 100...

Rudbeckia - Black Eyed Susan - Lovely Native Flowe...

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Sunday January 31, 2010   -   By Karen

I love Black-Eyed Susans, (otherwise known as Rudbeckia). This is not just because of their natural beauty, but also because the deer don't eat them in my garden! I've heard that rabbits do like Rudbeckia, but fortunately, I have 2 cats,...

Have a Green Eco-Friendly Event!

Blog: Wall Flower Studio Garden   -   Thursday January 28, 2010   -   By Karen

A Green Idea! These days, thankfully, many people are opting to plan green events. We are all seeking ways to celebrate and give gifts that are not going to be added to landfil. Making environmentally friendly decisions throughout the...

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