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Accidental Wilderness: A natural history of the garden
An Eden of Sorts
by John H. Mitchell
by Laura Johnson
The Wildest Yard in the Neighborhood
Sanctuary Associate Editor Ann Prince outlines her garden endeavors in her small yard amidst the native vegetation of the South Shore.
by Ann Prince
The Garden as Ecotone
In an answer and riposte to Mitchell’s experiment, Mass Audubon naturalist Chris Leahy explains why the biodiversity of the former white pine stand increased so dramatically when it was converted to a gardenscape.
by Chris Leahy
The Uninvited Guest
Writer and wildflower expert Teri Dunn explains why a few stray weeds (so-called) can actually add to the diversity and color in a garden.
by Teri Dunn Chase
All the World in Garden
Garden designer Dori Smith, after carefully laying out her garden beds, came to realize that she enjoyed the local insects that were attracted to the garden as much as she did the flowers.
by Dori Smith
A Remembrance of Gardens Past
Mass Audubon Property Manager Joe Choiniere describes the occasionally eccentric but biologically rich garden he has planted over the years.
by Joe Choiniere
The Garden of Eaten
Environmental educator and author Michael Caduto describes the value of welcoming reptiles and amphibians to a garden.
by Michael Caduto
The Political Landscape
A call to keep environmental programs in the state budget.
by Jennifer Ryan
“Green” Thumb Gardening Tips
A few quick ideas to maintain your own eco-friendly yard.
by Margaret Hyde