Articles / Columns

Houzz -- I write a weekly column on garden design and philosophy, native plants, and sustainable practices. Below is a selection of these pieces which have received over 1 million views.

Garden Friendly Native Alternatives for Overplanted Exotics

5 Prairie Wildflowers That Heal Your Soil 

Overlooked Asters for Tough Spots

Gardening for Climate Change 

What I Learned About Garden Design By Raising Monarchs


Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens -- Posting monthly to this team blog of national writers, I contribute posts from the prairie region discussing native plant gardening and environmental issues relevant to the Great Plains. Some pieces are lyrical narratives, some are bona fide rants.

The Ethics of Native Plant Gardening

What the Last Prairies Teach Us About 21st Century Gardening