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
Rain Barrels make a difference
A Love Letter to Wildlife
Ecosystem Gardening goes to Chicago
Ecosystem Gardening: How to install a Rain Garden
Managing Rainwater in the Ecosystem Garden
Beware “greenwashing” when it comes to your Conservation Garden
Sustainable Landscaping for Gardeners
Certified Wildlife Habitat 35038
Is Ecosystem Gardening Too Hard to Learn?
Do you have a plant zoo or a garden full of life?
Ecosystem Gardening in Practice: Installing a Green Roof
Stormwater Management: City or Homeowner Responsibility?
A Resource Guide to Ecosystem Gardening, Part 2: Water Conservation
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.
Pat Sutton: Ecosystem Gardening Hero
Faculty Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Certificate Program in Native Plants and Ecological Horticulture
What does Ecosystem Gardening mean?
The Language of Ecosystem Gardening: Being Specific
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...
Fall Garden Chores, or NOT
Combating Habitat Fragmentation with Garden Corridors
Wildlife Gardens are Nothing but an Ugly Overgrown Mess, NOT!
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
Ecosystem Gardening: Give a Little Back to Wildlife
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...
Brush piles are an important habitat for many kinds of wildlife. How some invasive plants can benefit a wildlife garden.
Oil Spill and Our Gardens
Palmerton, PA sometimes Mother Nature Gets a Second Chance, Part 1
Ecosystem Gardening: Defining the Ecosystem
The Benefits of Certified Wildlife Habitat Status
4 Easy steps to creating a wildlife garden.
Sustainable Landscapes Give Back