It’s the last day of September! Are you ready for October and upcoming autumn festivities? I’ve found some great links this week that I’d like to share with you. Hope you have a wonderful weekend!
Michele at Garden Rant explains that scientists have found that eating vegetables can potentially change gene expression in humans. Plant microRNA has been found to change gene expression in mice, and might have the same effect on people.
Garden Design Online has posted an article on twelve threatened landscape sites in the US. The Cultural Landscape Foundation has information on these areas and the people that are working to protect them.
Timber author Fern Richardson shares some insight on creating the perfect collection of fall container plants. She suggests adding herbs that can later be used for Thanksgiving cooking.
It’s time to start thinking about the fall garden. If you’re in the Pacific Northwest, Genevieve of North Coast Gardening has a helpful list of ways to prepare your garden for the changing seasons.
Daricia of A Charlotte Garden has posted some striking pictures of passion flowers. She also lists some ways that passion flowers have been used historically as a native plant.