Donna in the Smoky Mountains

Gardening Bonuses

If you have taken a garden class with me or attended a presentation, you may have received a plant list, garden profile worksheet, or other handouts.

This page has all the handouts for free download. I hope you find them useful.

If you would like to contact me with a question, suggestion or want me to teach a class or speak,  please use the contact form below.


Handouts from Gardening 101 and Seasonal Gardening classes

Garden Profile – blank worksheet (pdf)

Native plants lists – the big list of plants for the ornamental or flower garden for MidAtlantic gardens (pdf)

Best Native Plants Handout  – the list of native plants I (Donna) grow in my garden (pdf)

Food Crops Lists – indigenous and common crops (pdf)

Garden Ecology Bibliography – a guide for further study of garden ecology (pdf)


Seasonal Round (pdf – blank) About a seasonal round

Native Fruits for Birds (pdf)
A plant list of trees and shrubs which attract birds.

Physiographic Provinces of Pennsylvania  (pdf)
A physiographic map of the landforms of Pennsylvania. Published by the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

Common Trees of Pennsylvania (pdf)
A handout and identification key of a selection of 57 native and 5 introduced trees.

Creating a Backyard Pond (pdf)

Terrestrial and Palustrine Plant Communities of Pennsylvania (pdf)
The pdf booklet classifies and describes the land and wetland plant communities of Pennsylvania including the Philadelphia area. 79 pages.

Creating a Wetland (pdf)
A four-page guide to the role of wetlands in the environment and how to create a backyard wetland.

Gardening without Plastic

 

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