July 11, Portland Green Drinks, Gilsland Farm, Falmouth, Maine
Join us for this social and networking event; taste local brews from five breweries and one natural soda company.
July 13, Medicinal Herbs and Pollinators
A tour of Avena Botanicals with Heather McCargo and Deb Soule
July 18, Maine Lakes Resource Center, Belgrade Lakes, Maine
Heather will lead a workshop on some great native trees, shrubs and wildflowers and how to grow these plants on your property.
July 20, Fields Pond Audubon Center, Holden, Maine
Native plant walk at Fields Pond Sanctuary
July 22, Harvey Butler Rhododendron Sanctuary, Alfred, Maine
Come see this beautiful 30-acre Society sanctuary, which is home to at least 39 species of wildflowers, including spicebush, clintonia, and painted trillium, as well as a 5.3-acre stand of great rosebay.
Beyond Blades of Grass
June 16, 2017 • By Paul Bogard • The New York Times
Why do we consider a neatly trimmed lawn the pinnacle of what the ground should be?
How to Fight Plants with Plants
March 2, 2017 • By Nancy Lawson • The Humane Gardener
What’s to love about native plants that spread like crazy? Everything! Enlist these hardy troopers to help reclaim habitat from invasive species.
Tasty Teas from Trees: Black and Yellow Birch
By Russ Cohen
If you scratch and sniff a black or yellow birch twig, you’ll smell the aroma of oil of wintergreen. You can taste it too.