Today, my coworkers and I hauled away blackberry brambles and covered new plants with straw.
Check out the Xerces Society’s native plant list: The Xerces Society » Plant Lists. Use lists like this to help plan your garden and attract pollinators. We need those prescious
If we really want to consider all aspects of sustainability, we must consider our economic contributions. I’ve been thinking green for many years, and now is the time (more than ever) to continue to refine how I act green. So, if for example, natural systems should produce and decompose to produce again, then we need to be thinking very locally. … Continue Reading →
Plant things of course! Visit a local nursery, like Portland Nursery, for a variety of local plants and start digging. October through May is a great time to transplant in the Portland Area because of our rainy season. The ground is soft, and you don’t have to worry about the constant watering of plants in the summer while they get … Continue Reading →
So, going native is always the preferred method. You want to boost your local biodiversity and improve that culture of plants and animals while minimizing the threat invasives pose on your local environment. A good first step would be to contact your local Audubon society to find out just some local birds that you want to see in the area. … Continue Reading →