blue cohosh & maidenhead fern, GGardner

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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. 

A Sense of Place: Kettle Pond

The native plant garden at the Kettle Pond Visitor Center in Charlestown had a serendipitous beginning.
native plant sales

A History of the Plant Sale

Looking ahead at RIWPS' plant sales it is first helpful to look back.

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