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Decorah Eagles, Ustream.TV: The Raptor Resource Project brings you the...
Reality TV for bird lovers. http://ow.ly/4y2Sg
ow.ly Decorah Eagles @ Ustream.TV: The Raptor Resource Project brings you the Decorah Eagles from atop their tree at the fish hatchery in Decorah, Iowa....
How Does Your Garden Grow?
Going ecological and sustainable. A client's perspective. http://ow.ly/4wdcK
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Tantalize Your Butterflies
Want to attract butterflies to your garden? Here are some tips of what to plant from a fellow ELA member. http://ow.ly/4lYoz
ow.ly by Nanette Masi Invited to submit an entry for the Container Garden Invitational Display at the 2011 Boston Flower & Garden show, ELA put out a...
Roundup Is Not OK
More info on Roundup and even more horrifying data. http://ow.ly/49Jyg If this doesn't make you think twice, what will?
grounded design: Spring 2011: What's HOT, What's NOT
Hot plants for 2011? http://ow.ly/4bf9V Yes to amsonia taber. No to rosa rugosa since it's INVASIVE on the Cape. What's your list?
ow.ly Rosa rugosa has an enormous array of cultivars that come in sizes, flower colors, and leaf tones. They like to expand, though, so it's good pick a largish area to give them room to do so...
Coalition to Preserve the Belmont Uplands
Roundup: The Hidden Factors of a Lethal Poison | Safelawns Daily Post and Q&A Blog
More info on Roundup which is already a $44 billion product for Monsanto. Doesn't common sense beg for the Precautionary Principle? Another reason to buy organic. http://ow.ly/49JrE
www.safelawns.org A poison, by most people’s definition, is anything that will kill you within, say, a few hours. I grew up watching John Wayne and Clint Eastwood westerns where a well-placed rattlesnake would terrify. Or maybe a tarantula, the bite of which would kill you instantly. Or arsenic. These days the murder
6 tips to make your lawn and garden green | ProudGreenHome.com
6 tips to make your lawn and garden green. ELA is featured here trying to get the word out. http://ow.ly/433Jh
www.proudgreenhome.com Ecological landscaping experts offer advice to make your lawn and garden more sustainable and enjoyable.
Edibles! « Garden Designers Roundtable
Professional designers blog about edible gardens. What are your plans this season? http://ow.ly/41mz2
ow.ly Edibles! The garden world has been ignited by the surge in interest in edible gardening- people are fired up to take control of the food they eat, by growing it. Garden centers are expanding their selections of seeds and starts of vegetables, herbs, fruits, and berries – and gardeners are snapping t
Tips for dealing with poison ivy in the winter garden | Metro DC Lawn and Garden Blog
Great article about poison ivy. http://ow.ly/3YERx
The Xerces Society » Announcing the Publication of Attracting Native Pollinators
Interested in our native pollinators? Pre-order "Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies". http://ow.ly/3Gc8y
We are excited to announce that our new book, Attracting Native Pollinators: Protecting North America’s Bees and Butterflies, will be published in February by Storey Publishing, North Adams, Massachusetts. Attracting Native Pollinators is coauthored by four Xerces Society staff members Eric Mader, M
grounded design: Garden Trends 2011
Garden Trends 2011. As an ecological landscape designer, I hope these are dead on! http://ow.ly/3G7c6
Hmmm. As one who lives next to an urban farm-yard, it is apparent to me that zoning regulations need to be modified to allow for this type of use and, at the same time, put limits on how this use impacts the adjacent neighbors. The farm-yard next to us is a bit of a cesspit, with a massive untende
Roundup, Part I: “A Very Serious Poison” | Safelawns Daily Post and Q&A Blog
Scientists are finally starting to prove the toxicity of Roundup - Monsanto's $44 billion product! Spread the word. http://ow.ly/3FTHO
NOTE: This is the first in a three-part series about Roundup, the world’s most commonly used non-selective w**d killer. As the lawn and garden advertisements begin for this season in some parts of North America, it’s timely to note the relatively new information available about this product’s toxici
Species loss tied to ecosystem collapse and recovery
Species Loss Tied to Ecosystem Collapse and Recovery. We'll need 10 million years to recover..but who's counting. http://ow.ly/3D732
Geologists have a cautionary tale: Lose enough species in the oceans, and the entire ecosystem could collapse. Looking at two of the greatest mass extinctions in Earth's history, the scientists attribute the ecosystems' collapse to a loss in the variety of species sharing the same space. It took up
Color Bind: A New Study Finds Wind Turbine Color May Play a Role in Bat Fatality Rate: Scientific Am...
Purple wind turbines could save bats. http://ow.ly/3CSXa
A Green New Year's Resolution: Quit the Pesticide Man
Mainstream media is now writing about pesticides, the risks and the grassroots movement to get the EPA to act. Are we making progress? http://ow.ly/3zG84
Here in the Bay Area where I live, according to the EPA, all of our creeks are contaminated with significant levels of pesticides, especially diazinon, an insecticide that was banned for home use 10 years ago because of its toxicity to mammals. If a bunch of compost-loving, Prius-driving tree-hugger
Pennsylvania sedge is a great alternative for lawns. Use plugs to get it started.
Pull Bayer's Bee-Killing Pesticide. Now. | Change.org
It's known as the Wiki-Bee Leaks. Sign the petition to tell the EPA to pull a bee-killing pesticide that is already outlawed in Germany, Italy and France. http://ow.ly/3vXuq
Landezine » Un hommage à Lady Day by Strootman Landscape Architects
A wonderful garden design in France dedicated to Billy Holiday. I love when art and plants collide. http://ow.ly/3tqBB
Waterfront Viewpoint Temporary Installations Street Square Sport & Recreation Roof Restoration Post-Industrial Playground Photography Pavement Park Infrastructure Green Wall Garden Fence Cor-ten Cemeteries & Memorials By the way Bridge Bench Bath Atrium Art
Beware of second-hand herbicides | Metro DC Lawn and Garden Blog
Beware of second-hand herbcide. http://ow.ly/3toVh
Biodiversity - Vancouver Film School (VFS)
A great video about biodiversity which explains its importance in an artistic and clever way . http://ow.ly/3mgPu
Visit http://www.vfs.com/blog/2010/08/13/international-year-of-biodiversity/ to find out more about this video and the International Year of Biodiversity! Created by Vancouver Film School students Amanda Healey, Jesse Lang, Juan Carlos Arenas and Roberta Ramalho through the VFS Digital Design progra
Restoring The Landscape With Native Plants: That's Invasive? Japanese Barberry ~ Berberis thunbergii
Barberry was planted as an ornamental in many of our yards but it is now invasive! Do you have it in yours? http://ow.ly/3ioMY
Expert: Climate change harming sugar maples
UNH is tracking Sugar Maples that are in distress. Not a surprise but what will the fall look like without them? http://ow.ly/39e3f
A Living Wall: The very useful wall load of Green, Living, Vertical, Roof and Wall Garden Links
For people interested in Living Walls - here' s a long list of resources and articles for you! http://ow.ly/38tz0
After 80 Years, One Company Just Says No to Chemicals | Safelawns Daily Post and Q&A Blog
Tomorrow I am planting bulbs for clients with Espoma's Bulbtone. Two years ago they went almost exclusively organic!
safelawns.org IF YOU HAVE LIVED anywhere East of the Mississippi in the past half century and you happened to wander into the well-used potting shed of a true, died-in-the-wool gardener, you would almost certainly find a simple, white bag of fertilizer. Maybe it would be half used, slightly soiled. Maybe the top
Which plants for which birds? Use this database to find out what you need to plant to attract certain birds to your yard. http://ow.ly/322pA
Restoring The Landscape With Native Plants: Invasive Buckthorn and Native Look-Alikes
Great articles and wonderful photos on Buckthorn, an invasive, that can often get confused with som eof our natives. These are thugs in our nexk of the woods. http://ow.ly/322f5
Landscape for Life -- Based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative
Everything you need to garden sustainably! http://ow.ly/31O90
How to Plant an Edible Hedge | Mast Tree Network
Ever think about planting an edible hedge? http://ow.ly/2XsSa
Why we should keep leaves in our yards this fall and its wildlife benefits. http://ow.ly/2XsxD
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