Tag: "conservation"

This Week's Small Step: Know What You Plant

May 4th, 2012
There are many reasons why we garden: food, beauty, recreation, real estate value, etc. And there are many commercial enterprises at the ready, hoping you'll buy their plants. Like fancy packaging on junk food, plants of poor quality are dolled up for sale day, especially the ornamental perennials and bi-annuals. more »

This Week's Small Step: Remember the Origins of Earth Day

April 20th, 2012
In my quest to support individuals who share my compassion for nature conservation, I constantly find examples from the past, examples of people who cared just as we do. Every decade had its outstanding characters who spoke up for nature, the results of… more »

How high is the water now (part two)?

August 10th, 2011
Last week I asked you to begin thinking about the things you do to save water. This week I'm asking you to share those with others. Before I do, however, I want to point out a few, water-related facts to illustrate the importance of this issue. We br… more »

How high is the water now?

August 2nd, 2011
It's the dry season. Outside the window I see curled leaves and brown ground cover. Where four months ago I was wondering if it would ever stop raining, I'm now thinking it may never rain again. I wish it wasn't so, but it often takes a drought… more »

About this Blog

March 13th, 2010
I started this in 2008 to support individuals who wanted to live a simple life. Today, the content has expanded to include conservation- and Nature-related topics, all while maintaining the idea that simple solutions are often the best. As a commentary… more »