Category Archives: Nature

Thoughts of plummeting temps, plants, reading, and my mom

It is supposed to get warm today, right now it is in the 60s. It rained all night. I have my plants all ready to move into the garage; I had put them on the rolling cart the other day. … Continue reading

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Backyard Report on the Koerner Nature Preserve (our outdoor room)

This has been a busy bird week or should I say a busy week for me as I fill the two bird feeders with sunflower seeds. In the several years that we have been doing this, I have never had … Continue reading

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River Trail Nature Center

Alexa woke us up with a bang. I have to rephrase that as she did wake us up but her sounds are such that it is much more pleasant than a regular alarm. I hit the floor running. That is … Continue reading

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Volunteers!

The volunteers I am talking about are of the plant variety. ‘Volunteers,’ if I have the term down correctly, are the plants that end up in your garden in places that you may not have intended for them. I have … Continue reading

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Trees and their mess!

Don’t get me wrong, I love trees, I fell in love with the house I am in because of the trees. We have a honey locust and silver maple in the front and a honey locust in back. They provide … Continue reading

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