2016 Gardening for Wildlife WORKSHOP SERIES

I can’t wait to once again teach the series of 6 in-depth “Gardening for Wildlife” Workshops (pdf) on select Saturdays and Sundays February 27 – March 19, 2016,  the perfect time to shake off winter and begin planning and planting (or enhancing) your property and wildlife garden. Learn to create gardens and habitats in little […]

2014 Wildlife Garden Tours

This is the 23rd year I’ve been leading these tours of private backyard wildlife gardens.  And they just keep getting yummier and yummier! Mark your calendar with the following dates & plan to join me for one, several, or all NINE of the 2014 “Tours of Private Wildlife Gardens” (pdf)  that I will again be leading […]

November Butterfly Gardens in South Texas

I just returned from a far and distant land where thousands upon thousands of butterflies filled the many native plant wildlife gardens that I visited during my 10-day stay, which included the 18th Annual Texas Butterfly Festival. Many of the butterflies were exotic (to me) southern species that just make it into the United States. Since […]

2013 Wildlife Garden Tours

This is the 22nd year I’ve been leading these tours of private backyard wildlife gardens.  And they just keep getting yummier and yummier! Be sure to mark your calendar with the following dates & plan to join me on one, several, or all NINE of the 2013 “Tours of Private Wildlife Gardens” (pdf) that I will […]

North Tour — Photo Gallery

2014 “Tours of Private Wildlife Gardens” (pdf) with NJ Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204 (609)898-8848   Sunday, July 20: NORTH “Goshen to Dennisville” Friday, August 15: NORTH “Goshen to Dennisville” Saturday, September 20: NORTH “Goshen to Dennisville” These photos (taken over the years) truly record the evolution of these […]

South Tour — Photo Gallery

2014 “Tours of Private Wildlife Gardens” (pdf) with NJ Audubon’s Nature Center of Cape May 1600 Delaware Ave., Cape May, NJ 08204 (609)898-8848   Friday, July 18: SOUTH “in and near Cape May Point & Cape May” Saturday, August 16: SOUTH “in and near Cape May Point & Cape May” Sunday, September 21: SOUTH “in and near […]

Gardening for Wildlife Workshops, March 2013

Hi Gang, Happy New Year! I am excited to share the dates (below) for my popular series of 5 property-owner, “Gardening for Wildlife” workshops (pdf). They’ll be held in March 2013, the perfect time to shake off winter and begin planning and planting (or enhancing) your property and wildlife garden. Native plants and wildlife-friendly practices […]

Hibernaculum: Winter Home to Red-spotted Purple

On September 23, 2012, I watched one of the very last Red-spotted Purples in the garden. It danced around the Beach Plums and I thought it must be laying eggs. I looked closely at leaf after leaf, zeroing in on the very tip where Red-spotted Purples carefully lay their jewel-like egg, but could find none. […]

2012 Wildlife Garden TOURS

This is the 21st year I’ve been leading these tours of private backyard wildlife gardens.  And they just keep getting yummier and yummier! Be sure to mark your calendars with the following dates & plan to join me on one, several, or all NINE of the 2012 “Tours of Private Wildlife Gardens” that I will […]

One Woman’s Wild Life

Hi Gang, The Philadelphia Inquirer‘s Ginny Smith did a feature on my efforts over the years to teach about Gardening for Wildlife, titled “One Woman’s Wild Life” (November 11, 2011). Have a fun read & pass it along to others you know who are keen on wildlife gardening, and some you may hope to hook […]