Happy Friday! I’m sitting here in my home office watching a little hummingbird have dinner in my garden- they seem to be most appreciative of the red blooming plants. Yesterday, I enjoyed a couple of Robins in our bird bath.
The beautiful black Pipevine Swallowtails are emerging and looking for pipevine, their only caterpillar host plant. We’ve started a Dutchman’s pipevine (Aristolochia californica) at the Center near the entrance. Be patient —they can take a year or two to take
We came up with this wonderful combination for a fire rebuild this week. The clients love their resident Quail but not so much the brambles they are living it. Add some wonderful California native plants in masses of 3-5. We
We’ve been having fun experimenting on small scale projects that can really transform the habitat value of your garden. At the Sonoma Living Learning Landscapes we created this lovely little bermed swale by digging a 2’x 15′ low place for
Manzanita and Currant Check out the manzanita —in full bloom— and the pink-flowering currant (just starting) at the Sebastopol Chamber of Commerce garden. The soft pink pendants of the pink-flowering currant (Ribes sanguineum) are a favorite of bees and
Aloha, I am just so very grateful for your continued reading of our emails and the new followers! Mailchimp says we added 10 new folks to this list since 2 weeks ago. That’s wonderful – welcome. Although I call California
Happy Friday! Greetings, I have to admit – I am not really a bird person. It sounds terrible to say since our .org is so passionate about creating biodiverse gardens and supporting LIFE in the urban landscape. But no, I don’t
Summertime around here at Habitat Corridor Projects are busy! We have installed quite a few wonderful demonstration gardens and are trying to find ways to get more folks switching their water thirsty boring traditional gardens over to vibrant and biodiverse
1808 Albany Drive is planted, irrigated and ready for the icing – mulch! Please visit the website LivingLearningLandscapes.com to learn more about this exciting multi-agency project. Free plans, pretty demonstration gardens, and a ton of biodiversity!
It is all about biodiversity- a big word that drives all of our work here at the Habitat Corridor Project. Yes,there are plants from other places in the world that are great for saving water and providing nectar for non-native