Great fritillary butterfly in meadow. Flowering meadow "Green roof" plants form the ground cover on this hot, dry landscape with no irrigation. Pond-side landings for storm water management Stream-side planting

Landscape Ideas, Designs, Plans with Kathy Connolly

Covering Ground

August, 2020
Firefly lights
Where did all the fireflies go?

Fireflies, a.k.a. lightning bugs, were a big event at Fourth of July picnics during my western Pennsylvania childhood. Our pack of cousins and siblings ran and yelped through the swarms after dark. Fireflies don’t bite, sting, or make noise, so no one stopped us from chasing the tiny lights while adults picked up the day’s picnic and packed the family automobiles.

Speaking Events

Saturday, September 12, 2020 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
Webinar, Native Plant Trust
Wednesday, September 16, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Webinar, sponsored by Tower Hill Botanical Garden
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 -
9:00am to 4:00pm
Online Conference
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 4:00pm to Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm
Webinar, 6 hrs instruction in 2 sessions of 3 hours each
Wednesday, October 28, 2020 -
6:30pm to 7:30pm
Webinar sponsored by Tower Hill Botanic Garden