Tag Archives: Meghan’s Picks

Two Favorite Fall Tools

I really enjoy my two main fall gardening projects: planting bulbs and gathering leaves. When I’m planting bulbs, I picture the return of spring. Raking leaves gives me the chance to get some exercise and let my mind go blank. …

Meghan’s Picks: Native Plant Database

Here’s a great resource if you’re interested in growing native plants. It’s the Native Plant Database at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. There are thousands of plant entries, all detailing the plants’ natural habitats, their growing requirements and other …

Meghan’s Picks: Pollinator Guides

I was pushing my daughter in her stroller the other day and we spotted a very busy bumblebee, a beautiful butterfly and—most exciting—a hummingbird. All of these winged creatures do important work for the plants that they visit, pollinating them …