“Real life” happens in the garden. All of life’s lessons can be learned there. Magic…mystery…war…peace..music…life & peril.

A real garden has more to offer than you can imagine!!!

The best way to experience a garden is to tend one yourself. In this section we will be continually adding hints, tips and techniques to help you get started and learn more and more as you enjoy the wonders that gardens can bring into you life.

 

There’s more to a garden than just the space…

A Garden Is A Busy Place!

Water, nectar, color, pollen…this garden is buzzing with activity!

Bees, butterflies, and birds love native wildflowers.

Colors, textures, shapes… a variety of fresh and heathy food.

Special plants and special strategies for special purposes.

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2. Planning

3. Getting Organized

4. Think Outside the Bed

6. GARDEN BASICS: Sunshine, Water, Warmth and Space

7. GARDEN BASICS: Soil and the Building Blocks of Life

How Gardens Work…

Gardening isn’t rocket science. It’s much more complex!

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Scientists know how to split an atom and how to get a man on the moon (and bring him back) but plants still hold their secrets about may of the processes and strategies that have kept them thriving on planet Earth for billions of years.

How Gardens Work” is a series of articles outlining the steps and considerations to think about if you would like to start a successful garden.

The next time you’re in a garden…

Sit really still in the garden. Just WATCH and LISTEN!

Do you hear the buzzing of a bee, see the fluttering wings of a butterfly, how about the HUM-M-M-M-M…from a hummingbirds’ wings? These are the sounds of pollinating creatures who are essential to the health of our natural ecosystems. Garden pollinators include Bats, Bees, Wasps, Beetles, Birds, Butterflies, Flies, Moths and more… all of which are needed for the reproduction of 90% of all flowering plants and one-third of crops that provide our food!

It All Happens in the Garden

 “Real life” happens in the garden. All of life’s lessons can be learned there. Magic…mystery…war…peace..music…life & peril. Look around here.. click around and see what you can find. Then go out and enjoy the real thing. A real garden has more to offer than you can imagine!!!