Reverting to nature
- The Saga of 128 N West Street. Finn, Nada // Wild Ones Journal;Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p6
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of native plant gardening as part of the restoration of their house in Waukegan, Illinois.
- Geoecology of ecosystem recovery at an inactive coal mine site, New Zealand. Rufaut, Cathy G.; Craw, Dave // Environmental Earth Sciences;Jun2010, Vol. 60 Issue 7, p1425
Ecological restoration of the Wangaloa coal mine in southern New Zealand is hindered by a range of geoecological factors. The site has some substrate acidification (down to pH 1) and acid rock drainage with discharge waters initially down to pH 4, although this has since risen to ca. pH 6....
- Extending Conservation to Farmlands in Zambia: Prescribed Practices and Reality. Mfune, Orleans // Journal of Sustainable Development;Feb2014, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p46
This article examines the extension of environmental conservation measures to agricultural landscapes in a developing country context. It is concerned with how, conservation agriculture, as an agri-environmental measure aimed at improving farmers' productivity while enhancing ecosystem services...
- Magic mountain. Bates, Michael // Horticulture;May95, Vol. 73 Issue 5, p50
Recounts the author's efforts in transforming his Sonoma Mountain home and garden in California into a naturalist spot. Keeping a mass of native trees and the remnants of an old garden; Construction of steps, arbors and decks; Planting to cover structures and embower space; Building a pergola.
- HELP US CELEBRATE our 25th Anniversary. // Blazing Star;2009, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p12
The article presents ways on how an individual can participate in the 25th anniversary celebration of the Newsletter of the North American Native Plant Society (NANPS) such as planting 25 native species to one's garden or in the community, volunteering to NANPS for 25 hours in 2010, and donating...
- THANK YOU. // Wildflower (Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center);Summer2007, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p33
A list of donors to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at the University of Texas in Austin is presented.
- FRUIT AND VEGETABLES: Rhubarb revival. Leendertz, Lia // Garden;Feb2003, Vol. 128 Issue 2, p98
This article looks at rhubarb. Choosing cultivars; Cultivation; Pests and diseases; Forcing rhubarb; Rhubarb as an ornamental; Collections at RHS gardens Wisley and Harlow Carr; Growers; Rhubarb festival; National Plant Collections. INSETS: THE LONG AND THE SHORT;WHERE TO BUY AND SEE...
- Native to the earth. Barnes, H. William // American Nurseryman;09/15/96, Vol. 184 Issue 6, p24
Presents information about the native plants issue in the United States. How to determine if a plant is native; How to draw boundaries between native and introduced species; Role of the nurseries in native revegetation; How to find a niche for native plants; Native plants preferences of nursery...
- Getting friendly with the natives. Sternberg, Guy // American Nurseryman;09/15/96, Vol. 184 Issue 6, p36
Discusses the native plants and their benefits. Disruptions caused by some exotic species; Comparison between native and exotic species with regards to pests and diseases susceptibility; Benefits which can be derived from native species; How to discover and understand better the native plants. ...