September in the Natural Garden

September, 2022 in the Natural Garden. As soon as this Labor-Day-thru-early-September heatwave breaks, provide an early morning Deep Soak for your entire garden. Continue with your regular (daily is OK during the heatwave) Refreshing Sprinkles in the late afternoon or early evening.
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Randi’s Plant Palettes (PDF from YouTube Design Talk)

Check out Tree of Life's in-house designers favorite plant palettes!
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August in the Natural Garden

August, 2022 in the Natural Garden. Following the old adage, Native plants, birds, pollinators, and all manner of living things, (including us), are very busy through each long day, and sometimes we feel tired at the end. Read on to learn how to invigorate both your garden and your spirit, in the bright light of each long, hot day.
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Replacing Your Lawn With Native Plants

Kill Your Lawn! Here is how.
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Ugly Is Not a Turf Replacement

To avoid these easily recognizable and just plain ugly “syndromes,” let’s achieve functional beauty by exploring some key planning and planting principles. Consider the following points whether you are replacing existing turf, or working on a new design that might have traditionally been planted with turf, back “in the good old days.”
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June in the Natural Garden

June, 2022 in the Natural Garden. Your natural garden should be just fine in your absence, perhaps it’s at a stage having become “self-sustaining,” so you can go play in nature.
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