Green Gables

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

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Pollinator Patch Success, Climate Change, and Soil Composition

A Shout Out For Our Mayor Vince Lago! I really appreciate the backing and support Mayor Vince Lago has given to my Green talks and pollinator patch. Without his support, I really do not think these ideas would…
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City of Coral Gables to Install a Pollinator Patch

GOOD NEWS!!! If you have been reading these columns, you know that I have been asking the City to install a POLLINATOR PATCH somewhere in the City which would have plants that residents can buy at local native…
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Diversity Makes the Environment More Stable

I hope you are all enjoying this summer! I’ve just been feeling so lucky to live in this green lush environment. We’ve been getting our rains, and the resurrection fern on the trees is a thick carpet. And…
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Sum Sum Summertime

WOW It's sum sum sum summertime – and the living is good. It is a summer with beaches and boats and pools and cook outs. As in meeting people face to face not on zoom. It sure feels…
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Living in Paradise

We really do live in paradise...I’m at my home office desk. At my right is a big window with a mass of blooming yellow lantana and red and pink salvia. I look over and check out the Queen…
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Two Years of Articles and Very Hopeful

Well, I started this column in June 2019 so this is the two year mark. I have to say I’ve learned a lot writing these columns and I hope you have learned some too! I Am Feeling Very…
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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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