Marketing often feels creepy and telling people about the cool things you offer can feel embarrassing. So why are blog hops awesome? Creativity, connections, authenticity, virtual garden parties, and getting the word out! Click through to learn more about the connection and creative "marketing" fun of blog hops!

Seed Swap: Fall Blog Hops Everywhere!!

Happy last day of summer!!! Tomorrow is the autumnal equinox, so be sure to celebrate! The day and night will be exactly equal length.   In this month’s Seed Swap post, I’m participating in another Blog Hop with April Bowles Olin! Yay! — The timing of April’s Hop was really perfect because I already planned

DSC_6063

Seed Swap: 8-80

“Every city should have a law of 2 words, Pedestrians First.” Gil Penalosa At the Children and Nature Network conference in April, I got to hear the most wonderful keynote by Gillermo Penalosa. He speaks on, and works with cities to make, the (often huge and drastic) changes necessary for making cities liveable, pedestrian friendly, healthy, happy,

vote 4 graphic

Seed Swap: Vote 4 Wings!

Do you love all the awesome free tips and tricks on the Wings, Worms, and Wonder blog for creatively connecting with nature through gardening and the arts? Well, I love giving them to you!! What about the workshops, consultations, eCourses, fun sheets, handmade garden accessories, nature journal prompts and resources, and of course the book

deep into nature

Seed Swap: Look Deep Into Nature

No wonder he was a genius! Einstein truly understood the power of seeing nature, of observation, for understanding the world. When we can really see something, it can help us understand that thing’s role in the web of life, as well our role in relation. Here’s a peak at one of the Draw Yourself Back

nj course intor seed swap post graphic

Seed Swap: Notice What You See

How much of what you see each day do you really notice? It’s tough with the zillions of distractions constantly pulling at our senses. The things in our everyday sight lines can get easily overlooked, but those things are some of the most important o notice. The song birds in our yards, the weeds in

ghandi seed swap

Seed Swap: Have You Forgotten?

Have you forgotten, or did you never get the chance to learn? Either way, it doesn’t matter because you can learn and do anything you put your mind to, and with me here by your side, we will have you digging and reconnecting with the soil in no time!! We all have “green thumbs” deep

plant trees graphic

Seed Swap: What are you doing for posterity?

If Thomas Jefferson was planting trees for us, what are we doing for 7 generations into the future? It’s a tough and important question. Are we able to give up a few comforts today for a utopian green future for posterity? Images of a distopian future are such a prevalent theme on television and in

blog tour graphic

Seed Swap: Help Me Help You, a Blog Tour

In today’s Seed Swap post we’re going a bit of a different route. I am participating in the Blacksburg Belle Blog Tour and the topic revolves around digital products. So I ask you: In what ways can I offer you a better helping hand through digital products? There is a funny old gardening quote that goes: “My

vandana tree graphic close up

Seed Swap: Make Peace

This Seed Swap is inspired by Emma Watson’s speech at the UN this week. While it still employs the gender binary, which is problematic in my view, and had no mention of eco-feminism, racism, or classism it is a superb introductory step in the right direction for 3rd wave feminism. Great job Emma for putting

seed swp tagore webgraphic

Seed Swap: Months vs. Moments

What can you do today to make time for a moment in nature? Share in the comments below Share pics on Instagram #wingswormsandwonder   P.S.- Did you know that Maria Montessori studied with Tagore when she was exiled in India during WWII? P.P.S. Who is Tagore? An Indian poet and progressive educator who believed education