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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
A Look Back!
Let's Get Growing and Kids Can Cook! Program highlights.
A special look back at the Let's Get Growing! and Kids Can Cook! programs at Reeves-Reed Arboretum.
As all the children's programs wrap up for the season at the Stackhouse Education Center, the gardening and cooking programs have also ended. The sounds of children's laughter, and squeals of sheer...
We’ve discussed a few sustainability topics this spring and summer, and one topic that is near and dear to our hearts here at the Arboretum is eating sustainably. Not only is this practice healthy for the planet, but it is healthy for you and your family, too!
Much of the food we find in grocery stores is highly processed and grown using pesticides, hormones, and antibiotics. Some of it has been irradiated, waxed, or gassed. These practices may have negative effects on...