Gardening season is here . . . flowers are just starting to peek out in the northernmost climes, and gardeners in other parts of the country are already enjoying spring peas, asparagus, and the colorful sight of tulips and daffodils. Every day, all year long, gardeners across the United States sketch plans, pore over seed […]
Nature – life, finds a way. How true a statement that is indeed. Despite the snow surrounding the tender shoots, daffodils are triumphantly sprouting towards the glorious spring sunshine, unabated and unabashed. Another month and they’ll be fading away, allowing the peonies to step into their deserved late spring spotlight.
Everyone needs a warm place to snuggle up for winter. That includes members of the insect world! With this in mind, my coworkers and I created a beautiful overwintering habitat for bugs in the Ripley Garden! Call it a Bug-A-bode. Or a Bug House. Or an insect-ominium. No matter what you call it, hopefully it […]
Australians mourn tree that ‘failed’ university students – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-australia-37819712
The power that our natural world has over our every day life should never be underestimated.