Why We Love Children’s Gardens

Over the past decades, landscape architects have risen to the challenge of creating distinct “children’s gardens” within the boundaries of larger, established public parks and botanical gardens. In our increasingly urban and techno-centric world, we know green space reduces stress [...]

Why We Love Children’s Gardens2021-06-28T10:43:24-07:00

Irvine Town Hall “Gardening in a Pandemic” hosted by Farrah Khan, Irvine City Council Member

What a fun hour participating in a virtual Town Hall on "Gardening in a Pandemic". Many thanks to Irvine council member, Farrah Khan, for hosting and to Irvine middle schooler, Matthew Changg, who was my co-presenter.  We shared the basics [...]

Irvine Town Hall “Gardening in a Pandemic” hosted by Farrah Khan, Irvine City Council Member2020-08-13T10:41:17-07:00

Nurture Your Soul: Plant your Garden with Cutting Flowers

We, gardeners, tend to focus on vegetable gardens, and with good reason - nothing beats the rich taste of homegrown tomatoes and vegetables. But consider the benefits of devoting some space in your vegetable garden to cut flowers - being [...]

Nurture Your Soul: Plant your Garden with Cutting Flowers2020-06-10T07:46:51-07:00

6 Bird-friendly Botanic Gardens, Coast to Coast!

Botanical gardens are birding hotspots! Avid birders flock to botanical gardens worldwide eager to catch a glimpse of rare or seasonal specialties. Annual Birding Festivals boost the local economy and engage the community in the need for conservation. We envision [...]

6 Bird-friendly Botanic Gardens, Coast to Coast!2020-01-22T08:34:21-08:00

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