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Nurturing Futures, Protecting Nature: A Year of Empowerment and Growth at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth

Celebrating Our 2023 Milestones: A Year of Growth, Community, and Sustainability As we reflect on the past year at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth, our hearts are full of gratitude for the strides we’ve made together in biodiversity, sustainability, and environmental education. With the unwavering support of our community, volunteers, and contributors like ScrumContinue reading “Nurturing Futures, Protecting Nature: A Year of Empowerment and Growth at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth”

Cultivating Young Stewards: A Day of Exploration at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth

At the heart of our mission at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth is the passionate belief that the path to shaping the future stewards of our planet begins with fostering a genuine connection with nature. With this in mind, on Saturday, October 14th, 2023, we were thrilled to recently host a lively group ofContinue reading “Cultivating Young Stewards: A Day of Exploration at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth”

A Majestic Visitor: The Juvenile Bald Eagle at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth

We always cherish the surprise encounters with nature’s wonders at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth. Yet, it’s not every day that you spot a symbol of America’s wild beauty, right here on our grounds. Imagine our thrill when we recently glimpsed a juvenile bald eagle, gracing the rear, more secluded part of our property.Continue reading “A Majestic Visitor: The Juvenile Bald Eagle at Tending Your Yard, Tending The Earth”

Tending Your Yard: A Mesmerizing Tour of a Natural Garden in Lincoln

Nestled in the heart of Lincoln, MA lies a garden that serves as a beacon of hope for nature lovers and green-thumbs alike. The Wayland Garland Club had the privilege of experiencing this horticultural marvel firsthand last week (September 19th 2023), and the insights garnered were nothing short of transformative. Nature’s Redemption in a One-AcreContinue reading “Tending Your Yard: A Mesmerizing Tour of a Natural Garden in Lincoln”

Unleashing Young Minds: Adventures in Nature’s Wonders!

Last week, Tending Your Yard, Tending the Earth hosted the first of eleven planned visits of campers from the Cambridge Camping Association. The camp counselors and the host team all declared the event a great success. We were fascinated by the level and depth of questions the children had about the habitat and flower shapes. “Why do different flowers smellContinue reading “Unleashing Young Minds: Adventures in Nature’s Wonders!”

A Meeting of Minds: Tending Your Yard Meets Cambridge Camping Association

Earlier this spring, we had the pleasure of meeting Sean Effel from the Cambridge Camping Association, an esteemed organization that has been providing transformative and exhilarating experiences for children from urban and underprivileged backgrounds through inclusive summer camp adventures. Our encounter was more than just a gathering; it was a harmonious blend of ideas, aContinue reading “A Meeting of Minds: Tending Your Yard Meets Cambridge Camping Association”

Going Native: The Benefits of Planting Native Species in Your Garden

Reduce Your Environmental Footprint One of the biggest benefits of planting native species is that they are well-adapted to the local climate and soil conditions, and therefore require less water, fertilizer, and maintenance. This not only helps to reduce your environmental footprint – it saves you time and money as well! Plants that are nativeContinue reading “Going Native: The Benefits of Planting Native Species in Your Garden”