Category Archives: Birds In The Garden

Helping Hummingbirds (And People)
 Make It Through The Big Chill

Print PDFHummers are beautiful but feisty birds Cold And Snowy Holidays While we were expecting to have low key holidays, another unprecedented weather event made them almost nonexistent. I can’t remember such a string of below-freezing days, let alone nights … Continue reading

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Seasonal Shifts

Print PDFDo slugs die when they eat deadly Amanita mushrooms? Daylight Savings & A Death Cafe, With Cake On Sunday morning, I was caught off guard by the clock on my stovetop, which was not in synch with my phone. … Continue reading

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Lose The Lawn, Mitigate Climate Change

Print PDFProtecting pollinators nurtures life on the planet Making The Best Of The Worst Argh! Seems like every day brings more dire news about the environmental devastation climate change is causing. It makes me cry; sorrow for the planet feels … Continue reading

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There’s Power In A Single Tree

Print PDFUrban neighborhoods benefit even from tiny trees Planting Trees For People & The Planet During the recent heat dome event, walking through my increasingly urban neighborhood made the value of neighborhood trees clear. Even as temperatures soared, places where … Continue reading

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