Category Archives: Sustainability

Amsterdam – Oceans Rise

Science news reports and TV specials surfacing lately have been focusing on rising ocean levels. Islands especially are in jeopardy. This post looks at a country I visited one very rainy week in November that leads the way in trying … Continue reading

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Haleakalā Sustainability at 10,000 Feet – Caring For the Land

What might be of great interest to gardeners on the mainland is land management at Haleakalā National Park.

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What’s in the Thicket? The Understory

Good question, quite a lot. A healthy understory is very important in that it provides habitat essential for a wide variety of creatures. The understory includes, smaller trees, shrubs, thicket, perennials, grasses, and the smaller vegetation layers of moss and … Continue reading

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