Birds

Holly Shimizu on April 23, 2016

Although our predictions about climate change are uncertain there are many ways we can make better choices while enhancing our gardens so that we become environmental stewards and so our gardens are better equipped to cope successfully with a changing climate. First and foremost, we can change our methods for handling water by treating water […]

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Holly Shimizu on January 11, 2016

A multitude of insects abound in healthy gardens. Insects are needed to keep ecosystems working – to pollinate plants, to provide food for birds and other animals (as part of the food web), and to increase the overall biodiversity of our gardens.  With urban and suburban gardens being so focused on neatness and simplicity, an […]

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