The Million Orchid Project

The Million Orchid Project

Everyone loves the flowery brilliance of orchids. In addition to decoration, they serve as edible garnishes at restaurants and are the source of vanilla to flavor our foods. Orchids are native to every state in the United States, even Alaska! When settlers first came...
Xeriscaping

Xeriscaping

In December, I re-did my front yard with native plants. This process, called xeriscaping, is fun and friendly for the environment. The word originates from the greek for xeros which means dry. Technically, anything you do with your landscaping to eliminate the need...