All in GROW
Do you want to create a garden that is super-easy to maintain, requires few resources, attracts and supports native pollinators and wildlife, and offers a natural landscape that works with nature instead of against nature? A landscape that requires little effort?
Milkweed is so much more than a weed. A little research revealed a fascinating history, a toxic relationship and a sweet-scented flower that lures pollinators into the garden.
The final garden report for this year: garlic planting, animal manure, sheet mulch method and lots of mulch.
My version of a garden journal and easy to share it with you. My recipe for a Homemade Pest Control Spray. My thoughts on what I did right and what I will do differently next season.
Probably the most colorful genera of the pea family in the Pacific Northwest, lupines serve multiple ecological functions: they offer protein-rich food for a variety of animals and as a legume, lupines are nitrogen fixers, improving the health of the soil. Called Wolf Flower for several confusing and differing reasons, the lupine is a lovely plant that blooms in the spring and summer.