Close Encounters with Nature: Native Design in the Residential Landscape

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Tue Mar 23, 2021 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm – by Larry Weaner. Cost is $28 Few home landscapes can provide the stunning vistas of a Yosemite National Park, a vast midwestern prairie, or an ancient Appalachian mountain range. They can however, provide a far more intimate and interactive natural experience than visits to those landscapes ever could. In this session Larry will interweave a […]

The Humane Gardener Book Club Discussion

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Mon Apr 19, 2021 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm – In partnership with the Keweenaw Garden Club, WOK is sponsoring a group read of Nancy Lawson’s The Humane Gardener. Here’s what The Literary Journal wrote about this book: Many gardeners divide local flora and fauna into two categories: beneficials and pests. Journalist and naturalist Lawson … challenges readers to erase this distinction. She goes beyond […]

Spring Ephemeral Walk

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Sat May 22, 2021 @ 12:00 am – There’s no better time for a walk in the woods than springtime when the ephemerals are in bloom. These first-of-the-year plants, like Dutchman’ breeches and dogtooth violet, surge out of the ground before the trees leaf out, taking advantage of the sunlight reaching the forest floor. Then in just a few short weeks, these early […]