They’re back, we hope. Within a week or two, the nymphs may emerge from the ground where they have hibernated for 17 years, occasionally sipping on...
I can “azure” you that it is finally spring. It wasn’t a little birdie that told me; rather, a small butterfly. This butterfly has all the...
If you blinked last week, then you might have missed it. The shadbush bloomed. Shadbush is a quick-change artist: its flowers are here one...
The ability of pigweed to grow cannot be denied. It grows just about anywhere and may grow to be six feet tall. Last May we discovered it in our...
I guess that it is true that you can’t have it all. Wood anemones should know this adage well since they lack much.
The other night I had the strangest sensation that I was sleeping with Dracula. Morning brought not the prince of darkness, but another vampire-...
There are many wonderful sayings regarding the first blooms of spring. “The flowers of late winter and early spring occupy places in our hearts...
It seemed like a harmless sort: a symbol of purity and hope, a cancer crusader and fundraiser, and beautiful harbinger of spring; but, if the truth...
Green home building is all the rage right now, but humans are Johnny-come-latelys to ecological building. Our “nests” are too often made from new...

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