This has been an incredibly busy summer. I started a new/second community garden plot back in the spring. Those of you who subscribe to this blog received a post back in the spring highlighting the sweat equity my mother and I put into the garden plot. I promised an update and here it is. […]
Techniques for the deaf and hard-of-hearing to enjoy birding.
Scientists know that there is a breach in the earth’s magnetic field during that time that allows more energy to come through and create active aurora borealis displays.
An easier method for field sketching living birds
“CBS This Morning”: television show had a segment on “forest bathing”. I decided to re-post this blog’s short article from 2013 with research references for those who are interested. I had noticed for several years the therapeutic effect a walk in the forest had on me. When I recently read an article on ‘forest bathing’, […]
No, this isn’t the same garden from earlier this year. That is another story- stay tuned.
It seems to me that the planet destroyers, need us, the environmental realists, to save them from themselves. If it wasn’t for us tree huggers, the air would be too foul to breathe, the water too polluted to drink, and the soil too depleted to grow food. Humanity would be extinct. We would take many […]
Pollinators are those animals that give the invaluable service of helping plants reproduce and create seed or fruit that humans and others eat. There are many pollinators including bats, bees, beetles, birds and butterflies. The flower type, shape, color, odor, nectar, and structure vary and attract different pollinators according to the pollinators likes and needs. […]
Bird migration takes place two times a year. Generally, it happens in the spring and autumn of the year in the temperate regions. In the tropics, movement happens during the dry and rainy seasons. Food is a driving force. Birds migrate in temperate regions to places with better sources of food. In the tropical regions, the […]
The first signs of spring are often right at your feet. The layer of herbaceous plants shows signs of green followed by the shrubs, then the sub-canopy and finally the tall tree canopy above.