Go Fish!

Go Fish!

I have been trying to write an article on fish for about a year.  It has been a difficult piece for me because it is definitely not in my wheelhouse.  Ask me about aquatic plants or nutrient loading and I’ll bore you to tears, but fish?  I am like a...
Supporting Nature at the Lake

Supporting Nature at the Lake

Chances are if you have visited a spa or gone for a massage you were surrounded by soothing sounds from the moment you entered.  What is often heard is the sound of nature; water lapping against the shore, leaves rustling in the breeze, birds singing and frogs...
The Importance of Native Plants

The Importance of Native Plants

If you want this adorable caterpillar in your garden, you need to include Lindera benzoin, common name Spicebush, in your landscape. I am listening to a 6-week webinar course titled “Tending Nature: Native Plants and Every Gardener’s Role in Fostering...
Phenology – Nature’s Calendar

Phenology – Nature’s Calendar

phenology [fəˈnäləjē] NOUN the study of cyclic and seasonal natural phenomena, especially in relation to climate and plant and animal life. According to the USA National Phenology Network website: Phenology is a key component of life on earth.   Many birds time...