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07-Wild Yards Project Home Laboratory


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Wild Yards Project Home Laboratory

Saturday April 23 | 10am - 5PM

Private Residence

Design & Care: David Newsom/Wild Yards Project (resident)

Garden Size: 1,000 sq. ft., front/back

Started: 2018

Inspired by the births of our children, their daunting future, and the dizzying possibility of rebirth and resilience present in the soil beneath our feet, our home is a DIY, often-improvised experiment in how to create space for the creatures we’ve displaced, let kids be kids, adults be adults and dogs be dogs, just yards from a busy urban center. More laboratory than Monticello, it’s a place to have a conversation about what works, what doesn’t, and what’s next. 

Notable Plants
Red Buckwheat

Palmer’s Indian Mallow (Abutilon palmeri) 
Oregon Grape (Berberis aquifolium)
San Miguel Island or Red Buckwheat (Eriogonum grande var. rubescens)
El Tigre Pitcher Sage (Lepechinia fragrans ‘El Tigre’)
Catalina currant (Ribes viburnifolium)