Notes from Readers

Ideas and innovations shared by LLL members 

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Native Plant Gardening With Limited Time or Money. April 2021. Janet Lane shares suggestions on how to develop a native plant garden as a gradual process. Read them here

It All Starts With a Seed. May 2021. Georgia Harris shares some of her adventures with seeds and letting Nature guide design. Read more here

Mulching with Leaves, Not Fossil Fuels. September 2021. Tom Shiple shares his approach to saving and managing his autumn leaves for spring garden mulch, and Leave the Leaves. September 2021. Pamela Lyons makes the case for leaves in your garden beds and a brush pile too. Read more here

Transitioning from GLBs. February 2024. Barbara Katzenberg shares how she and her landscaper collaborated to change care of her lawn away from gas-powered leaf blowers (GLBs) to a more ecological and less harmful approach. Read more here