Category Archive: Nature

Dec 31

10 Reasons Hiking and Camping Should Be Your New Year’s Resolution!

Every New Year, we hear people say a million different resolutions that will change their lives for the better. Some of the classic, cliché resolutions are to get in shape, save more money, travel more, or even find love. I believe if you commit to getting off the couch, and into the outdoors, you can …

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Sep 22

Hello, Autumn

Happy 1st Day of Autumn  

Aug 25

8 Secrets to Creating a Bluebird-Friendly Backyard

Our Eastern Bluebirds arrive here in the northeast in May when weather has started to warm, and nights are no longer frigid. Since they are naturally docile and non-aggressive, invasive English sparrows tend to cannibalize their babies and move into their nest boxes without as much as a peep from the native bluebirds. So keep …

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Jan 30

“Snow Was Falling So Much Like Stars”

“Snow was falling, so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness.” – Mary Oliver  

Nov 09

Walt Whitman: The Sea

To me the sea is a continual miracle; The fishes that swim–the rocks–the motion of the waves–the ships, with men in them, What stranger miracles are there? – Walt Whitman  

Nov 08

Thanksgiving Centerpiece Crafts For 3 Year Olds

Nothing makes a Thanksgiving table look more festive than a hand made centerpiece, and we can give you some Thanksgiving centerpiece crafts for 3 year olds to complete for your table. We do not think any child is TOO young to participate in crafts. Of course, you will probably have to help them a little …

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Oct 10

Fall Garden Tasks to Keep Out Garden Diseases

There are some fall garden tasks that are critical to maintaining a healthy garden. Disinfecting equipment is probably one of the most important but least completed fall garden tasks. However, it will probably save many of next year’s plants. Last week I was speaking to one of my neighbors about her tomatoes. I asked her …

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Sep 20

Quotes: Whales

We are not what we might be; what we are Outlaws all extrapolation Beyond the interval of now and here: White whales are gone with the white ocean. -Sylvia Plath from “Two Lovers And A Beachcomber By The Real Sea”

Sep 20

Fall Garden Tasks Yield Spring Simplicity and Summer Bounty

In the spring, we are often anxious to get a new garden in the ground that will come out healthy and bounteous. However, it is the Fall garden tasks that are often the most important to get those wonderful and bounteous crops. There are several important tasks for the fall garden but two are of …

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Sep 19

Quotes: The Rain

  At night I dream that you and I are two plants that grew together, roots entwined, and that you know the earth and the rain like my mouth, since we are made of earth and rain. -Pablo Neruda, Regalo de un Poeta

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