Green Gables

In this series of articles we explore how you can adapt your landscaping practices to better help the environment of Coral Gables.


Jan  •  Feb


January  • February  • March  • June  •  July

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Good News on Environmental Plastics

HAPPY NEW YEAR! WOW. I can't get it together. There is so much happening. There is so much going on, including the election. How To Eat Less Plastic Photo: Sarah Anne Ward This was…
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Material World / Plant World

As usual. I am writing this a month ahead so at the moment I am in the throes of turning my place into Santa's Workshop and I'm going to make some cookies by the end of the week…
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Lets Talk About Fabulous Fungi, Wetlands and ID apps

It’s sum sum sum summer time!!! I’m writing this mid June and the mango season is fabulous. I’m picking up 7-8 mangoes every morning – big ones – yellow with a rose blush. My go to is blueberry…
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Do Something With Your Yard

I went out my side door just now to turn on the hose to water the roses and I got a surround of scent from a white old rose (Blush Noisette I think) on the trellis to my…
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May 2023

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April 2023

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About the Author

Linda Lawrence Waldron

Linda Lawrence Waldron currently writes the Green Gables column in Gables Living Magazine.  Linda chaired the Coral Gables Garden Club committee that established the  Coral Gables Library Butterfly Garden.

She is the author of the Coral Gables Library Butterfly booklet. It gives you the "how to’s" for having your own butterfly garden. 
Linda attended the Royal Botanic Garden at Kew, England School of Garden Design.

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