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Green Elephant Autumn Bounty

  Gardening with a Green Elephant community is such a wonderful way to increase the diversity in your garden. I've been participating for a few years and have not only been able to add more native plants to my landscape, but build relationships with other gardeners as I build my garden.   The autumn harvest… Continue reading Green Elephant Autumn Bounty

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Insects (not true bugs!) ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆ‹

โ€‹Iโ€™ve not had my phone with me while pruning in my garden and seen true bugs โ€” though I have plenty of images of the butterflies and bees buzzing in my garden ๐Ÿ™‚ True Bugs are in the Hemiptera Order and includes cicada, stink bugs, aphids, {et al}. Insects, not true bugs, like bees, Hymenoptera… Continue reading Insects (not true bugs!) ๐Ÿ๐Ÿฆ‹

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Transformation of our yard, 2017

This is what we started with -- a monoculture of of grass. For many in this suburban community, the epitome of suburban bliss. For me? An eyesore. So, it began... Oh what changes the front yard has made! This was after the first summer when I dug up the turf grass adjacent to all the… Continue reading Transformation of our yard, 2017

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Green Elephant Gardening

Gardening is a passion of mine - not only because it's wonderful to be outside, work the earth with your hands, reap the benefits of a beautiful organic garden for edibles and simple beauty. I also garden for wildlife and creating a restorative habitat on my little lot of land - pollinators, birds, amphibians, and… Continue reading Green Elephant Gardening

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In my garden, June 2017

โ€‹โ€‹โ€‹ โ€‹โ€‹ โ€‹โ€‹Bunny disarmed by Robin Hairy Woodpeckers โ€‹ Mmmmmmm......Organic Strawberries from the vine! More Daylillies Echinacea (Purple Headed Coneflower) What's growing in your garden?

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In My Garden, May 2017

I shared these on my Instagram feed I, tounge-in-cheek call Bikurgram, and thought you may be interested too! How does Your Garden Grow?