Gardens for Birds & Butterflies
Make your garden come alive by inviting winged wildlife to stop by and stay awhile amid the flowers in your landscape.
Gardening for Kids (With Books)
Two great hobbies you can share with your kids are the love of reading and the joys of gardening. Combining the two provides great learning for the whole family.
Community Gardens & Bounty Hunters
It’s a startling fact: Pediatricians are warning that because today’s children live a sedentary lifestyle and are so chronically overfed yet undernourished, they may be the first generation of Americans since World War II to die at an earlier age than their parents. But there are people out there trying to change that! Nonprofit Petaluma Bounty is aiming to build a sustainable food system that gives access to healthy food for everyone in Petaluma, redistributes surplus food and provides affordable fresh, organic produce to low-income families, schools and seniors.
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Exploit the Sound of Water
Let the soothing sound of water wash away those undesirable background and city noises that can interrupt your tranquil outdoor living experience.
Color it Beautiful
Add a punch of color to your garden without using plants. Painting a fence, pots or window boxes in bright, bold hues brings new life and whimsy to a garden’s design.
Magical Michigan Children’s Garden
With more than 75 different areas to explore, this half-acre space for kids will inspire your entire family to find new ways to bring wonder into your own back yard.