Primary Earth-friendly Gardening Tenents:

*Tolerate minimal damage to plants and lawn from pests. *Build and maintain healthy soil by using compost and natural soil amendments. *Use chemicals as a last resort. *Use native plants when possible. They are adapted to the climate, soil and area pests. *Attract Beneficial Insects to increase pollination and decrease harmful pests. *Conserve water by using responsible watering methods.

Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Planning and Design: blank canvas

Everything looks so bare here.
There are a few perennials hidden beneath the mulch.
Time will tell if all of the transplants make it.
The "lawn" is going to have to go.
Thank goodness for a few signs of hope.