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Share Your Project in ELA’s Ecological Landscaping Video

Discover Ecological Landscaping is a concise introduction to the concepts and practices at the root  landscapes managed with an eye to long-term health and sustainability. Originally published in 2005, ELA’s introductory guide was first available as a printed booklet, and more recently as a pdf for self-printing from the ELA website. (Click here to access.)

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An Environmental Vision

Native ferns, shrubs, and perennials line a brook gurgling from a shady grotto. Chartreuse containers overflow with leafy lettuce grown from seed. A single sculpture embodies the title of “From Maiden to Mother.” These were just a few of the features of the exhibit that won ELA’s 2013 Environmental Vision Award at the Boston Flower…

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Encouraging Home Gardeners to Buy Locally Grown Tomato Transplants UMass professor Robert Wick and UMass Extension Specialists Bess Dicklow and Ruth Hazzard are mounting a public relations campaign to encourage home gardeners to buy locally grown tomato transplants. Locally grown transplants are much more likely to be free of serious diseases that tend to remain…

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