Pollinator Garden for an Urban Front Yard
“A lawn is just not for me” says Mollie. Instead, she enjoys tending a pollinator-friendly garden in the front of her house. And she has put her sense of style and design on the back yard space with interesting potted plants and sentimental pieces.
Plants Featured in this Clip
Ruellia simplex (Mexican Petunia)
Citrus × meyeri (Meyer Lemon)
Born and raised on a farm, I’ve always appreciated the smell and feel of fresh earth. When we purchased our home 35 years ago, it had some land, but not a single flower. I began the process of plotting and planning garden beds and borders, and have not stopped. Looking out at this mature landscape, it gives me a sense of accomplishment here in my own botanical garden. On her producer role with Volunteer Gardener, Annette says “These are treasured experiences. The passion that people have for their gardens sends me home feeling refreshed, and challenged.