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"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
Since the children's Square Foot Garden began in 2016 at the Stackhouse Education Center, I've lamented the lack of full day sun in certain parts of the garden. Over the years we've trimmed back a few branches on the giant black oak and adjusted our expectations and made due by growing leafy greens and root vegetables in the areas which get less than 6-8 hours of sunlight. And despite the less than ideal situa...
ART in the Garden Virtual Gala and Auction
Saturday, September 26
ART in the Garden is our biggest fundraiser and we need your help now more than ever. COVID and Hurricane Isaias combined have put a tremendous strain on our financial resources:
- The cancellation of Daffodil Day and our spring programs and school field trips resulted in an estimated $26,000 loss in income.