4 Easy steps to creating a wildlife garden. Sustainable Landscapes Give Back 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... Life in the Leaf Litter: Don’t Throw a Good Thing Away Oil Spill and Our Gardens Occupy Scotts How to Certify your Conservation Garden for Wildlife Ecosystem Gardening in Practice: Installing a Green Roof A Love Letter to Wildlife Ecosystem Gardening: Give a Little Back to Wildlife 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... Rain Barrels make a difference Why Lawns are not Sustainable in Ecosystem Gardening Projects to create a welcoming Ecosystem Garden. Steps for attracting wildlife and creating a refuge in your yard. Ecosystem Gardening Essentials Faculty Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Certificate Program in Native Plants and Ecological Horticulture Defining the Garden in Ecosystem Gardening National Wildlife Federation and Scotts Miracle Gro: Perfect Together? Combating Habitat Fragmentation with Garden CorridorsPat Sutton: Ecosystem Gardening Hero Managing Rainwater in the Ecosystem Garden Ecosystem Gardening: Defining the Ecosystem The Language of Ecosystem Gardening: Being Specific Is Ecosystem Gardening Too Hard to Learn? Certified Wildlife Habitat 35038 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... Do you have a plant zoo or a garden full of life? Beware “greenwashing” when it comes to your Conservation Garden Ecosystem Gardening goes to Chicago 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 What does Ecosystem Gardening mean? Ecosystem Gardening: How to install a Rain Garden Fall Garden Chores, or NOT Sustainable Landscaping for Gardeners The Benefits of Certified Wildlife Habitat Status What is Ecosystem Gardening? Lear about the 5 pillars of Ecosystem Gardening. Crate a wildlife habitat at home. A Resource Guide to Ecosystem Gardening, Part 2: Water Conservation The Beautiful-No Mow Yard Wildlife Gardens are Nothing but an Ugly Overgrown Mess, NOT! Justin Timberlake says golf CAN be green! Stormwater Management: City or Homeowner Responsibility? Can I get you a glass of weed killer with your dinner?