In the fragmented ecosystems where we live and work, the importance of diversity in our landscapes cannot be over emphasized. Here is a great article that is not too technical and easy to read on why a diversity of native plants is so important when we are practicing ecological landscaping and gardening.Read More
Highland Place Meadow Project Meeting Notes 03/07/2018Read More
A few years ago my neighbor looked at my fledgling meadow and said, “I think I’ll throw out a few seeds, too.” I nodded, inwardly saying: “Is he nuts?”
Meadow Books & DVDsRead More
Attention all potential meadow makers:
This is the perfect time of year to go through seed catalogues and fantasize about your spring meadow.
To get you started, below are some places to buy seeds. Not all of the seeds are native to the Northern Neck. For more information on our natives refer to NNNPS.org.Read More
I hope that all of you enjoyed your Thanksgiving and are clearing out spaces for your 2018 meadow.
First steps, as I mentioned at the last meeting, are to gather resources — books, links and how-tos. Do you have favorites? If so, send them along to me and I will compile them.Read More
A cadre of master naturalists can be trained to assist with meadow creation and maintenance. Initial research will include a study of literature as well as projects in the area about meadow creation, upkeep and maintenance.Read More