Neonicotinoid pesticides are getting a lot of press as harmful to bees, birds, groundwater, and more. This year, Friends School Plant Sale has worked very hard to find plants that have NOT been treated with neonics.
Over the last 50 years, almost every change we have made as a society has been unfriendly to bees. As gardeners we have a powerful tool: that little piece of ground we call our own back yard. Make some simple changes, and then persuade your neighbor and
For decades, impatiens have been reliable plants for shade gardeners. But now that a blight called downy mildew is moving into our area, you may want to rethink and expand your plant choices for shady gardens.