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Garden Design

Garden Design

Common Sense Gardens offers a full range of services for landscape and garden design including urban, suburban, and rural landscapes, and edible foodscapes for home or work environments.

Garden Coaching

Have you always wanted to design a home garden or sustainable landscape? We really can help you get started, through a mentoring and coaching process. Learn more.

Garden-based Education

Learn about Garden-based education which focuses on sustainable garden and landscape designs. Learn about community food systems and local food security.

Garden News…

Spring Equinox

The Spring equinox is today, March 20, 2021. Known as the vernal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and as the autumnal equinox in the Southern Hemisphere, the sun distributes light equally to both hemispheres. This brings the same amount of daylight to the northern...

Seed Gathering

Seed Gathering

Seed (and plant) gathering, collecting, purchasing As we gather ourselves during wintertime, it is a good time to focus on seeds. This is the time to inventory the seeds we have. And, to think about seed collection and gathering from what we grow. Some seeds are...

February sunshine…

February sunshine…

“Our gardens become an intimate reflection of who we are. The flowers we choose are a sign of our natures, whether romantic or more practical. Our trees are a subconscious symbol of immortality. The formality of the landscape may indicate our need to control, and a...

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