Posts made in March, 2015

Horticultural Myths Exposed

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 | 0 comments

Please visit the Horticulture Myths page at Washington State University’s Extension Urban Horticulture site for science-based information that corrects horticulture myths. The pdfs on this site offer insight on a wide range of topics using review of current research, in order to offer a better alternative to out-of-date practices.

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Shady Urban Hill

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 | 0 comments

A shady urban lot on a hill was overgrown with invasive bishop’s weed. The shallow soil over the ledge and the extended shade were challenges. The owner wanted a more manageable site, screening from the neighbor’s yard, and a peaceful setting. Native plants like bearberry, clethra, and itea were added. To decrease cost, ferns and ginger were transplanted from other areas of the yard and existing moss was harvested from areas that were going to be disturbed or mulched, and then transplanted. Moss Established on Ledge Sedum Pocket on Ledge Rebuilt Stone Wall, Invasives Removed, New...

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March in Place

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 | 0 comments

Post a photo of wherever it is that you are this month of March, and whatever it is that makes it special or beautiful – people, landscape, architecture, plants, etc.

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Good Things

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 | 0 comments

Good Things

Summer seems very far away for some of us, but the seasons promise that before too long, we will again be enjoying the warmth of the sun. Sometimes, we might get caught up in the routine of each season coming and going, expecting that life will offer the same things year after year. But, just like finding unexpected wild berries on a summer walk, if we allow ourselves to look and be receptive, new experiences and opportunities can be as sweet to experience as finding ripe, sun-warmed berries. Life doesn’t usually let us know what to expect. A year ago, MargaForma did not exist, not...

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How to Make An Attractive City

Posted by on Mar 1, 2015 | 0 comments

How to Make An Attractive City

You might not agree with all of the opinions presented, but it is still an interesting infographideo.

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