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Why garden with kids?

Why garden with kids? This is a question we are asked frequently a KidsGardening. My first response is to begin listing all of the many benefits gardens offer that contribute to a child’s physical, mental, and emotional health. From sensory activities that can provide emotional regulation to edible gardens that can increase a child’s willingness to […] Continue reading "Why garden with kids?"

Native Plants for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet

Part II- Infectious Disease Control Through Biodiversity Welcome to the second installment of the Native Plants for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet series. The previous blog post covered the benefits of biodiverse native plants on chronic health. In particular, native plants are beneficial for our immune systems, as well as respiratory and cardiovascular health. […] Continue reading "Native Plants for Healthy People and a Healthy Planet"

A Conversation with Matthew Ross on Public Gardens and Native Plants

Across the United States, public gardens offer a gateway to understanding the ecological and cultural significance of plants. They serve as centers for conservation, education, and sustainable landscaping. Learn about the role public gardens play in conservation, education, and community engagement in this Q&A with horticultural education leader and advocate for native plants in both […] Continue reading "A Conversation with Matthew Ross on Public Gardens and Native Plants"