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Summer Reading for Healing the Planet

Environmentally-conscious books for humans of every age! This month, the Nature Works Land Care Blog is offering something a bit different: reading recommendations! Escaping to a great book is a time-honored summer tradition. It supplies us with enjoyment and restoration while (potentially) expanding our consciousness. Whether on the beach or in your backyard, reading about...

Creating a Hummingbird Haven & Pollinator Paradise

Whether you’re a conservationist, birdwatcher, or simply a human who wants to ensure that our ecosystem won’t entirely collapse, there are endless reasons to transform your backyard into a pollinator paradise. It is an investment in our collective future, and a harmonious aesthetic that has the potential to balance your mood while providing environmental benefits...

Sustainable Drainage and Irrigation

In early spring, water abounds. Melting snow, dripping icicles, and rainstorms turn what was recently solid ground into a muddy sponge. Here at Nature Works Land Care, we welcome the wet season and all it brings. But muck and runoff can be costly––even dangerous––when not managed properly. WHAT IS WATER MANAGEMENT? On a municipal level,...

Preparing Your Yard For Unpredictable Winters

As winter approaches, we prepare plants for the cold. Generations of gardeners have added a light layer of mulch to protect less hardy species during the colder months. Climate change brings increasingly unpredictable weather––frequent thaws, frigid lows, min-springtimes in January––and gardens are up against new threats. A bit of mulch on a few plants just...

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