Tag: garden

Davis Garden Tour

The Davis Family began their journey of converting their suburban lawn into a native pollinator garden in the fall of  2019. After the first meadow section flourished, they agreed their son could start to convert the front lawn using the knowledge from his ecology degree.  While the native plants looked like weeds to some, they gained […] Continue reading "Davis Garden Tour"

Chris Burghart Garden

A Slowly and Constantly Evolving Landscape … When Chris moved to Juniper Place in 2012, with the exception of the mature maples, there were less than ten plants on the property. That year three rhododendrons and a handful of perennials were added and in 2014 more defined beds were formed. In 2016, the sandy circle […] Continue reading "Chris Burghart Garden"

Johanna Garrison Garden 

Wild Whimsy Since 2015, Johanna keeps finding ways to squeeze more native plants onto her fifth-acre plot without completely forsaking areas of lawn that grew in naturally (bunnies love the dandelions and clover). A few cultivars remain, but overall, Johanna’s garden is roughly 90% straight species, the majority sourced from Wild Things Rescue Nursery.  Delicious Addition An avid veggie gardener as well, she and her husband greatly benefit from foodscaping. Johanna has even documented sweat bees pollinating their tomato plants—a much rarer […] Continue reading "Johanna Garrison Garden "