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Lawn to Meadow Step 1

I am trying to turn part of my front lawn into a wildflower meadow that will support bees, birds and butterflies. The problem with a regular old lawn is that it is a food desert for bees; there are no flowering plants for them to eat. The yards here in Suburbia are made up of… Continue reading Lawn to Meadow Step 1

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Suburban Lawn to Nature Preserve- Part 1

I’ve said it a thousand times on this blog. I don’t like living in the suburbs. I don’t like tiny yards, too close neighbors, sterile lawns and conspicuous consumption. Unfortunately, I live in the suburbs, and there’s not a whole lot I can do about it right now. Someday, yes, I hope to live on… Continue reading Suburban Lawn to Nature Preserve- Part 1

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Suburban Adventure- What It Is and Where to Find It

I grew up in a tiny village on a barrier island off the coast of North Carolina. When I was a kid, I roamed all over that island. You would think, since I was hemmed in on all sides by water, that I would run out of places to explore. I never did. Part of… Continue reading Suburban Adventure- What It Is and Where to Find It