🌊Ponds: Pretty and Powerful Ecological Additions🌿

💧One alternative option for rainwater harvesting is to consider adding a pond to your land! Small ponds can hold thousands of gallons of water and offer other benefits besides a water reserve. Ponds attract and support wildlife, generate additional reflected light for tree crops, and are beautiful. 🐖To create a waterproof seal for this pond … Continue reading

🌱Announcing our new Garden Tours!🌿

Find inspiration for your own gardens by visiting our Small Homestead on the North End of Vashon Island. Each morning will have a short topical presentation and handout, followed by Q&A and a tour of the garden. Tours will take place the first Saturday of the month (March-November) from 11am – 12:30pm For $20, your … Continue reading

❄️Winter Wonderland Garden Care🌬️

If you had vulnerable plants outside in the snow, try not to panic! Succulents may look a little flat or upset, but often will come back fine in spring. Snow can weigh down branches and cause breakage or weakening, so be careful when assessing your garden’s condition and be sure to look/listen up. Any remaining … Continue reading