bird watching

8 Tips for Bird Watching in your Yard

Bird Watching Tips Did you know bird watching is the second most popular pastime in North America, second only to gardening? I’ve been having a lot of enjoyment this fall and winter watching the birds just outside my office window. I look out onto a clump of bamboo and a vine-covered archway leading to the […]

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winter vegetable soup

Winter Vegetable Soup to Warm You

Winter Vegetable Soup In the cold days of winter we need a warming winter vegetable soup for lunch – just the right comfort food. With a simmering pot of soup on the stove, and the delicious aroma of fresh scones or biscuits to accompany it wafting from the oven, what better antidote could you find […]

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community gardens

Does Your Area Have a Community Garden Program?

Starting a Community Garden Community gardens are growing in popularity, offering residents of cities and towns the chance to plant and enjoy their own vegetables. Whenever you drive through a rural area or a residential area with larger lots, you probably notice that most acreages and homes have vegetable gardens, flower gardens and fruit trees. […]

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winter gardening

Winter Gardening: West Coast Style

Joys of Winter Gardening With few winter gardening chores, its nice to have a season where the outdoor work is minimal. I’ve just a little bit of clean-up to finish, and the occasional foray into the vegetable garden for winter vegetables. But even in winter months there are things to enjoy and marvel at in the […]

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organic gardening tips

Organic Gardening Tips & Tricks

10 Organic Gardening Tips for a High Yield Garden We’ve put together 10 organic gardening tips and some great links so you can grow the healthiest fruits and vegetables in your home garden. Organically grown foods have been shown to be higher in essential vitamins and minerals than conventionally grown foods. Imagine eating your homegrown fruits and vegetables – […]

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