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Month: January 2019

Winter

WATERSIDE WALK   This past week, it was unusually foggy, warm and wet for mid-winter. My mother and I went

Summer

THE WEEDS OF SUMMER In early spring, the understory wildflowers to advantage of the sun filtering down through bare tree

Spring

NATURE WALK DOWNTOWN –LOOK UP; LOOK DOWN   To me, the action as a naturalist is downtown. It’s not that

Fall

WALK : SEPTEMBER 2005   WALK : SEPTEMBER 2005 September 18, 2005, Issue 179 By mid summer, the forest canopy

Introduction

SPECIAL EDITION: ECO-URBAN STUDIES: “LIVING LIGHTER WITH LESS”Coming this week and next to The Monday Garden are a series of articles on

Cleaning Tools

LIVING LIGHTER WITH LESS : CLEANING TOOLS SIMPLIFIED   Right up there with simplifying to under 10 cleaning products is

Cleaning Products

LIVING LIGHTER WITH LESS: ALL THE CLEANING PRODUCTS YOU NEED   We all know that, regardless of a home’s type,

Ragweed

GOLDENROD, RAGWEED AND MUGWORT GOLDENROD: The goldenrod’s blooming, so it must be fall. Goldenrod’s a lovely fall bloomer that’s gotten an

Clematis

VIRGIN’S BOWER AND THE ASIAN TWIN   Here’s a tale of two vines: a Great American and its Asian twin.

Burdock

A CURE FOR THE COMMON BURDOCK I used to think that tropical-looking burdock would be great as the star in