Category Archives: Birds In The Garden

Serving The Planet With Plants

Print PDFEven tiny gardens honor and serve the earth So Many Ways To Serve On Friday I facilitated a fascinating and troubling conversation with a group of service veterans, a few still active, most long-retired. They shared stories about some … Continue reading

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Joyful In The Rain

Print PDFKale in its autumn coat Weary Plants Bounce Back After such a long drought, it’s been so soothing and peaceful to hear rain falling in the night. Our vintage mobile home has new insulation and a new roof, but … Continue reading

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Garden Retreat Or Garden Advance

Print PDFOur newest neighbors enjoy gardening together Gardens That Welcome and Include After way too many hot dry days, the garden is finally starting to perk up, thanks more to heavy dews than actual rain. After each rinsing, grateful birds … Continue reading

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Rain Barrels Save Water, But Is It Clean Water?

Print PDFLifestraw filters are good basic emergency supplies What’s On The Average Roof? With the rainy season on the horizon (hopefully), I recently wrote an article about using water saved in rain barrels safely and have been answering many questions … Continue reading

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