• Garden for Wildlife!

      This is the 45th anniversary of the Garden for Wildlife program through the National Wildlife Federation.  Since 1973 and encompassing 2.5 million wildlife-friendly acres of backyards, gardens, fields, and community spaces across the United States, the Garden for Wildlife program helps to educate and inspire people to turn their own small pieces of Earth into thriving […]

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  • What is a Backyard Habitat

    A backyard habitat (or anywhere in your yard!) is simply providing a place that wildlife can depend on for food, water and shelter.  It’s not only good for the environment, but you’d really be surprised how interesting it begins to be.  I’ve had a lot of friends put up one bird feeder, start to notice […]

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  • Backyard Tour Part 4

    I lied in the video, 😂, this is PART 4 of my yard tour! What can I say, there’s a lot to cover! Grab a beer, a 🍷 or a soda ….here we go!

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  • Backyard Tour Part 3

    For your viewing pleasure, I present to you the 3rd (of 5) leg of my yard tour.

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  • The New Suburban Yard Model

    Okay, so I hope this will be the new model for yards in the suburbs!  This is the first of maybe 5 (?) videos of my yard, as requested by a few friends and family, much to my delight!  When I share what I’ve done over the last several years to our yard, it’s not […]

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  • Let’s Take a Walk

    In an effort to reduce our “mowable” space, we wiped out one side of our house’s grass in favor of a “living walkway”.  A living walkway is a beautiful and functional space that allows for water to penetrate the earth and give nourishment to the plants contained within it. I’m inherently frugal and spending a cajillion dollars […]

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