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Garden tips for January

Original post made on Feb 13, 2010

I am amazed by what takes place in gardens when looked at closely. Getting to know the plants I am growing, where they originated, what their ideal environment is and how to complement that environment gives me years of continuing education.

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Posted by Maye
a resident of Green Acres
on Feb 13, 2010 at 2:25 pm

Why is gardening not a category?
I am also form an area not listed.

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Feb 15, 2010 at 10:07 am

This is an interesting idea for your garden:

National Wildlife Federation's Certified Wildlife Habitatâ„¢ program.

All you need to do is provide elements from each of the following areas:

Food Sources - For example: Native plants, seeds, fruits, nuts, berries, nectar
Water Sources - For example: Birdbath, pond, water garden, stream
Places for Cover - For example: Thicket, rockpile, birdhouse
Places to Raise Young - For example: Dense shrubs, vegetation, nesting box, pond
Sustainable Gardening - For example: Mulch, compost, rain garden, chemical-free fertilizer
Need help? Call 1-800-822-9919 or email

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