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.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

summer slows to fall

The Summer has slowed to Fall, and the harvest has turned to squash -
The final tomatoes attempt to turn on the vine -
Tithonia will reach for the sky well into October -
Worm bins are returned to classrooms -
And the final strawberries give way to the cold Fall nights -