Entries by Mary

In Praise of Mosses

I’ve discovered a way to keep my botanical spirits up even in the flowerless days of the bleakest midwinter.

Healing Gardens

A personal journey, the pollinator garden on the Narragansett Tribal Farm

Reseeding Rhode Island

Reseeding Rhode Island, is RIWPS new multi- year initiative to Increase substantially the availability of seeds, and plants grown from locally
sourced Rhode Island native wild plant seeds.

Paradigm of Change

One hot, humid day in September 2020, the team of volunteers at the Trustom Pond National Wildlife Refuge in South Kingstown were awaiting a backhoe to dig the swales for the demonstration gardens they were building around the rustic cabin that serves as the refuge’s contact center. The backhoe never showed up, so they took up their shovels and moved the dirt by hand.