Beneficial Bees

As summer and the season of insects has arrived before you spray you gardens and swat at the bees..

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What does your food look like?

Part of the process of growing things is getting to know our food.  Understanding how it grows, what it looks like in the many stages of its growth from seed to table.

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Ladybugs

I think now it is relatively common knowledge that ladybugs are an important insect species or beneficial insects for the garden because they eat pest insect species.

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Native Plant Search Engine

Audobon has put together a native plants search engine specific to the birds they attract

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Dandelion

I seldom pass a dandelion seed head without picking it, blowing on it, and making a wish.  I feel it is simply my duty to do so.  

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Attracting Birds

People often ask me - being an obsessive bird watcher - if I have bird feeders what kind of seed do I use.

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Why Vegetables Need Friends

Last summer I tried to identify all the different types of bees living in my yard and gave up once I realized just how many different species of bee was hanging out on my flowers.

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Bird Friendly Native Plants

Spring is springing here in Georgia - though I am personally hoping for some cold weather yet.. I can definitely feel my gardening thumb itching to dig in the soil and plant things.

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Where does frost come from?

On the longest night of the year when the sun arose the garden and yard was covered in the first layer of frost for this winter.  And, being  a lover of understanding the ways of the earth I wondered what causes frost.  I probably learned somewhere along the way, but today I realized if I had I have forgotten..

Maybe you've wondered too?

It seems to have a lot to do with radiation and where the most of it is coming from.  So cool and beautiful.  Frost makes the earth here look like winter and I LOVE winter.

Today's link is a quick article from 'The Why Files' (Being a lover of the X-Files I quite enjoy the wittiness of this website's name.)  

How does frost form?

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