Male spicebush flowers (Lindera benzoin) Dioecious plants bear male and female flowers on separate plants. Both males and females produce nectar, but only males provide the pollen so critical to bee and plant [...]
Now that we’ve seen some of winter’s worst, I’d like to share the beauty of gardens in winter. Come enjoy a photographic presentation that’s a sure-fire cabin fever cure, filled with planting ideas to brighten [...]
I'm incredibly honored to have been invited by the ELA (Ecological Landscape Alliance) to speak on native plants for pollinators at their Ecological Plant Conference in Prospect Park, Brooklyn on November 30. Here's a link [...]
As the snow falls I'm dreaming of that wonderful fragrance of living plants that hits you when you walk into the Connecticut Flower & Garden Show in Hartford. This year I'll be doing 2 talks - an Eco-friendly Garden Coach Interactive Problem Solving Brainstorming Session on Friday, February 24 at 3:30, and on Saturday morning, February 25, at 11:00 I'll be presenting my latest talk, Planting the Year-Round Pollinator Garden.
Although I speak on ecological gardening all over the country, I'm especially tickled to be presenting a slide lecture full of information and inspiration to support pollinators right here where I live in Kent. Come [...]
Art and Nature being my two great passions, The Stamford Museum and Nature Center is my kind of place. And I can really get behind their Salon Series, devoted to inspiring cultural conversations and lifelong [...]