Before & After: Heather's Landscape Restoration | PITH + VIGOR by Rochelle Greayer

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Before & After: Heather’s Landscape Restoration

1/28/2011

This one didn’t quite get finished in time for before and after Thursdays…so i am sneaking it in here a day late.

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Heather, over at Restoring the Landscape is not one of those all talk, no action people.  Her website covers a wide range of topics around restoring landscapes with native plants, creating wildlife habitats, birds, insects, biodiversity, and invasive species.

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But Heather herself has restored the landscape around her own home in Minnesota …and when I say restored, I am not talking about fixing up the garden, I’m talking about taking the garden right back to nature.

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What was a rather boring and even a little bleak (if you ask me) suburban home, has been transformed into a native wildlife and plant haven with the beauty of untouched natural woods.

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Is it a garden?  Sure, I think so, absolutely.  It is certainly an interesting twist on garden development and takes the idea of garden making to an extreme of nature re-creation.  I am curious what you think though, would you be interested in restoring the landscape around your home back to what was there before the home was built?

A visit to Restoring the Landscape has lots of additional pictures of this project.

Thanks Louise for sending this!

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  1. louise says:

    Sure!- Heres another:
    did you catch this in Inhabitat?
    http://inhabitat.com/january-pop-up-park-at-openhouse-gallery-in-new-yorks-nolita/

    Cure for the city winter blues- fun idea- picinics and live music would add to the season-bending fun.

    Enjoy!

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