Gardener’s Corner — Spring 2024

Gardener’s Corner — Spring 2024

With Director of Horticulture Eric Kimbrel Spring has sprung and we are buzzing around the garden trying to keep pace with Mother Nature. Preening and caretaking is important for our garden beds so we can access the health of the soil and therefore the plants. We are...
One Salamander’s Life

One Salamander’s Life

A wayward salamander appeared in the Lodge one recent morning. She was motionless with her head up, blinking in the sunlight. Morning tasks for two of us came to a halt as we embarked upon a swift salamander rescue and relocation mission. We scooped her into a garden...
A World Evolving

A World Evolving

By Terry Ashley Plants and animals have developed astonishing adaptations to ensure survival in the face of changing environmental conditions. From early stages of multi-cellular animal evolutions, retention of structures for specific functions is obvious. Think...
Gardener’s Corner — Winter 2024

Gardener’s Corner — Winter 2024

With Director of Horticulture Eric Kimbrel As winter sets in, SHR staff and volunteers are cleaning seeds like a bunch of squirrels as snow falls with temperatures below freezing. It is important to inventory seeds so we can plan for germination and stratification....