Plant Guilds (updated: page link restored)

Understanding plant guilds can create more harmonious interactions between plants leading to increased plant vitality.

Lawn Chemicals and Your Family’s Health

50,000 tons of chemicals applied to our landscapes, per year?!¬†Planet Natural summarizes the problems we face with our heavy dependence on the use of chemicals in one of their Youtube clips: It is hard to watch but it does point out alternatives and gives resources. Thank you Planet Natural for your work in getting us […]

Leaf mold, the video… The excitement rages on! :-)

“Leaf mold” holds important microbiology that is beneficial to our gardens.

January 14th and the grass is still an emerald green!

Green grass in the wintertime is achievable if you kick the nitrogen/iron diet and go organic!

ecoPRO… The new name for the Certified Sustainable Landscape Professional.

ecoPRO… The new standard for Earth-friendly landscape professionals.

Biochar… Saving the World, Part 2

As we discussed in our last post on Biochar, this product has amazing potential for solving many of the environmental problems we face. We found this nice summary posted by Biochar Supreme ( and when we read through this we wonder, “Is this product for real?” Turns out, “Yes!” A few questions remain… 1) Is […]

#1 Recommended Book for 2014?

Our¬†#1 recommended book of 2013 for those that asked was “Teaming with Microbes,” by Jeff Lowenfels and Wayne Lewis. If you haven’t read it yet and you are trying to do things organically in your yard, we wholeheartedly give it two thumbs up! Before you step into your garden this spring, read this book. The […]