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- Sustainable Gardening Practices explains the basic how-tos, like mulching, composting, preventing pests, retaining stormwater, and going easy on the gardener.
- Sustainable Plants is an overview of easy plants by type — perennials, grasses, trees and shrubs — including both native and nonnative examples. It also explains what makes a plant sustainable.
- Why Sustainable Gardening is a summary of the benefits — from local to global — of gardening the sustainable way.
- Jumping into Sustainability – the Gardens of the University of Georgia Go Green by Professor Allan Armitage.
- Carbon Footprint in your Garden is by climate change expert Michael Johnsen’s explanation of which plants and gardening practices store the most carbon.
- Urban Sustainable Living — video and text by Garden Girl Patti Moreno of Boston.
- Climate Change in the Garden is about how gardeners can adapt to changing temperatures and worsening drought.
- Sustainability Beyond the Garden compiles stories of families who are pioneers in changing their lives, and a growing list of resources.
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Stories from the Blogs
- Update about the Sustainable Sites Initiative.
- Sustainable Sites Report Gets it Right — about the Sustainable Sites Initiative, a joint project of the U.S. Botanic Garden, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and the American Society of Landscape Architects..
- This article on drought tolerance provoked 30 comments from some passionate, well-informed readers.
- And that one prompted this follow-up on drought-tolerance — because it’s a hot issue!
Xeriscaping — turns out it’s more complicated than we thought.