The Annual Christmas Bird Count

The annual Christmas bird count happens every year from December 14th-January 5th. The Audubon Society hosts the nationwide/worldwide event, but the counts are done by local groups that convene on their own. You can search for a group near you on the Audubon website, or consider developing your own! Each group does one count onContinue reading “The Annual Christmas Bird Count”

Recipe: Mashed Cauliflower

Why would you ever want to make mashed cauliflower instead of mashed potatoes? Mashed potatoes are great, but lately I’ve been making mashed cauliflower, and it’s great too! Mashed cauliflower… Is easy and quick to make Has a lower glycemic index, which means it doesn’t spike blood sugar as high. Potatoes have a very highContinue reading “Recipe: Mashed Cauliflower”

Monarch Waystations: Certify Your Garden

What is it about butterflies that we love?┬áTheir┬ácolors and patterns are striking, they fly elegantly in the air and drink nectar from colorful flowers. Not only do they bring a lot of joy, pollinators are an important part of our ecosystem. They pollinate flowers and food, and they are a building block of the foodContinue reading “Monarch Waystations: Certify Your Garden”

Wintergold Mugo Pine

If you’re looking for some winter interest in your yard, evergreens are a great way to do so. It can be hard to find unique evergreens however! You can find unique evergreens at our local nurseries, but they often go fast and they are limited in quantity. Habit One of these evergreens is the MugoContinue reading “Wintergold Mugo Pine”