Ahimsa Garden

Ahimsa Garden

Native Plants for Habitat, Education, and Design


To inspire environmental stewardship on private residential property through education and landscape design practices.

Traveling is not required to experience wild places, we can create the wonder of wild in our yards. You have the power to make a difference, create beautiful spaces to enjoy, learn from and share. Will you choose to create habitat at home?

(Monarda punctata L.) Click Image

About Me

Learn about the property owner behind Ahimsa Garden. How she got started as a volunteer and what inspired her to start this project.

Mustard-yellow Polypore
(Phellinus gilvus) Click Image

Ahimsa Garden

Ahimsa is the principle of nonviolence, the avoidance of harming anything living either in actions, words or thought. In this way we can think of native plant landscaping having a principle of ahimsa. Here you will learn about the steps taken to create this garden space.

Virginia Bluebell
(Mertensia virginica) Click Image


Watch the garden grow. Ahimsa Garden is a new installation. Follow the blog to learn along with me, see what is currently in bloom and discuss tips and tricks to get started creating habitat in YOUR yard.

All pictures, photographs, and images have been taken by Reneé D. Kitt and are her property, unless otherwise noted with image. Do not copy and use without her permission. All other content can be used for FREE education purposes.

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul.

John muir