I had fun sharing my experiences, observations, and strategies for “re-ecologizing” with Wild Ones, West Cook this past weekend…. Here are a few snippets from the presentation I gave. I discussed plant community-based design, and native-plant-community based design and installation and stewardship gardening, and touched on soil health and, of course, monarchs. Check out theirContinue reading “A Look at Summer Abundance, on a Winter’s Afternoon with West Cook Wild Ones and Friends!”
Come on a journey with me. I have a tale of butterflies, native plants community-based designed landscapes, and soil life. It is a story of beauty and abundance, design legibility and soils health. I will talk about how to shift the landscape maintenance paradigm to stewardship gardening, and how, on a location with a 30-plusContinue reading “Spring is …..”
Enjoy the watch! This parkway is one I drive by fairly often. Recently, I decided to stop by…….. enjoy!
There is a gap in our landscape and land managing industry today between conventional landscapes and ecological landscapes. My work bridges the gap, integrating native plant communities-based landscapes into the built environment. Our immediate environs can be designed to support Nature, by making beautiful, legible, designed landscapes, that people consider to be an amenity, notContinue reading “shifting the paradigm…. bridging the gap”