Pat Sutton: Ecosystem Gardening Hero
Faculty Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Certificate Program in Native Plants and Ecological Horticulture
Certified Wildlife Habitat 35038
The Language of Ecosystem Gardening: Being Specific
Brush piles are an important habitat for many kinds of wildlife. How some invasive plants can benefit a wildlife garden.
Palmerton, PA sometimes Mother Nature Gets a Second Chance, Part 1
Oil Spill and Our Gardens
Birds of late summer at the urban oasis of John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge near the Philadelphia, PA airport 6:30 am alarm clock on a drizzly Sunday morning. Sounds like a great reason to stay in bed, snug as a bug under the covers. But this morning I have a...
Wildlife Gardens are Nothing but an Ugly Overgrown Mess, NOT!
A Resource Guide to Ecosystem Gardening, Part 2: Water Conservation
Is Ecosystem Gardening Too Hard to Learn?
Can I get you a glass of weed killer with your dinner?
Justin Timberlake says golf CAN be green!
How to Certify your Conservation Garden for Wildlife
Stormwater Management: City or Homeowner Responsibility?
Do you have a plant zoo or a garden full of life?
Ecosystem Gardening in Practice: Installing a Green Roof
4 Easy steps to creating a wildlife garden.
Fall Garden Chores, or NOT
Why Lawns are not Sustainable in Ecosystem Gardening
Ecosystem Gardening Essentials
Defining the Garden in Ecosystem Gardening
What is Ecosystem Gardening? Lear about the 5 pillars of Ecosystem Gardening. Crate a wildlife habitat at home.
Projects to create a welcoming Ecosystem Garden. Steps for attracting wildlife and creating a refuge in your yard.
Ecosystem Gardening goes to Chicago
Ecosystem Gardening: How to install a Rain Garden
Sustainable Landscapes Give Back
A Love Letter to Wildlife
Ecosystem Gardening: Defining the Ecosystem
The Benefits of Certified Wildlife Habitat Status
You may be wondering just what the heck I mean by “Ecosystem Gardening,” and I can answer that here. As you read through these articles, please be aware that I have grown in my thinking on this subject and I changed the name. In the beginning I was using the term...
Combating Habitat Fragmentation with Garden Corridors
What does Ecosystem Gardening mean?
Beware “greenwashing” when it comes to your Conservation Garden
Managing Rainwater in the Ecosystem Garden
Sustainable Landscaping for Gardeners
Rain Barrels make a difference
As I travel around the country speaking at conferences about Ecosystem Gardening for Wildlife, the question I get asked most frequently is “What should I plant?” The easy answer is that you should add lots of locally native plants to your wildlife garden because over...
Life in the Leaf Litter: Don’t Throw a Good Thing Away
National Wildlife Federation and Scotts Miracle Gro: Perfect Together?
The Beautiful-No Mow Yard
Ecosystem Gardening: Give a Little Back to Wildlife