More Natives in Bloom for Spring Pollinators

A beautiful day in Yamhill County on April 9, and we headed out to find some spring flowers and birds, stopping by Farm Fest at the Yamhill Co Heritage Center on the way.  The draft horses and mules showed differing amounts of training and gentleness. Some were still practicing, and for the driver the task … Continue reading More Natives in Bloom for Spring Pollinators

Support your local (and migrating) wildlife with native plants

It is surprising how much individual gardeners can contribute to global biodiversity. When we see so much news about disappearing wildlife and plants, its hard to know how to make a difference, but if you want a big boost of self-confidence, try two very readable books: Noah's Garden, by Sara Stein and Bringing Nature Home … Continue reading Support your local (and migrating) wildlife with native plants