Posts Tagged ‘Perennials’

Harvesting Flower Seeds in the Fall

Thursday, October 13th, 2011
As we winterize our landscape and garden, I make a point to have my girls help me collect seeds. This hands-on activity gives them a real-life experience that ties them to the complete cycle of plant life. Nature regenerates itself in anticipation of the spring to come. (more…)

Perennials vs. Annuals in Your Landscape

Friday, May 6th, 2011
Our school contains a passionate group of teachers, parents, and administrators that dream of building an outdoor classroom at our elementary school. Since I love dirt, plants, and kids, it’s fitting that I am elbow deep in this project. Bringing this vision to a reality takes years of planning and fund raising from a community of dedicated people. One method of fundraising has been a plant sale. (more…)