Quite a few changes in the garden between the time I left on vacation the 3rd week in April and yesterday. We had torrential rains while I was away, leaving many of the borders and much of the lawn under inches of water. We had a fairly rainy weekend as well, but softer showers which... Continue Reading →
It's February 25th today and we're expecting a high of 62 degrees. That's just craziness. Almost all of the snow we received a week or so ago has melted. Flocks of Canadian geese were flying in overhead this morning. I was seeing robins in January. This is not normal.
Some disturbing facts from the documentary "PlantPure Nation": Large, mono-crop agribusinesses use fuel-intensive equipment and high amount of pesticides and herbicides; trillions of dollars in subsidies are provided to these companies every year in the U.S. - at the expense of the health and wellbeing of U.S. citizens The number of small farms in the U.S. have... Continue Reading →
Most of my close friends are concerned about climate change and the impact these changes will have on their children and eventually, grandchildren. Several have taken active steps to make changes in their lives to reduce the impact they have on our beautiful planet. But there has been little in the climate change literature, until... Continue Reading →