Govenia vilcabambana, Orchidaceae

The Importance of Native Plants

Wide-spread deforestation due to industrial agriculture, exploitation of natural resources, and urban sprawl threatens the survival of native plants in many parts of the world. On a smaller scale, gardeners, landscapers, and lawn-enthusiasts often consider them “weeds” and eliminate them so that food crops or ornamentals can be planted instead. Many people never stop to […]

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Forest Garden Design Strategy

Yves shares how he creates designs for forest gardens in this excerpt from his Conservation Corner interview in the Winter edition of Botanical Anthology.  This herbal magazine, featuring remedies, recipes and projects with plants for the winter season, can be purchased as a digital version here and as a printed version here.  0. Before ever

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