"The most common way gardeners attempt to connect with insects is by planting for butterflies. It is a noble idea... Sadly, the execution of this enterprise is so often directed by misinformation that we end up having fewer butterflies than we started with."
-Doug Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home
The countdown is on and the clock is ticking! Tickets are now on sale for Summit's most eagerly anticipated garden party – ART in the Garden®, at Reeves-Reed Arboretum, Saturday, June 5, 2021. Join your neighbors, family, and friends under the canopy of trees and stars. Sip a specialty cocktail and sample the finest fare David Ellis Events can offer and check out the wondrous live and silent auction while enjoying live music. This is just one short star away from a truly heavenly night. An...
I can now say that I have been in public horticulture professionally for two decades now. In that time I've been asked dozens of times "What ever do you do in the winter?".
The most recent question came during the Festival of Trees, accompanied by "Do you take a two month holiday?".
I wish! I've been wanting to write a rant an essay on this for years!