It's been raining a lot this past week. It rained all yesterday and this morning, and again this afternoon. Yesterday I spent a little bit of time digging some spiderwort out of the perennial flower garden wrapping around the foundation of the house. There were three big patches of it, and it was finally time to … Continue reading Garden Work and Rain Delays
Do you want to spend more time in nature? If so, forget the scenic vistas , popular parks, and wild destinations; there's is an enormity of nature in your yard, even if it is the size of a postage stamp. Here's a starter list of ideas for easy ways to get more time outside. Garden … Continue reading Nearest Nature: Spend Time in Your Yard
Last year when I identified all the trees in our woods, I was most excited to find an elm tree in the southwest corner of our property, close to the road. As it turns out, I overlooked another bigger elm tree on the southeast corner of our property, so we have at least two. Now … Continue reading More Trees, Please!