Starting the ToDoList for 2023

Another year, another set of plans that may or may not go as planned.  A lot has happened since my last post.  I’m not going to get into all that today–in fact, I’m not even going to get into that a little bit today, honestly.  Instead, I want to look towards the future.  Even if my ToDoList (which remains awesome to behold) is still so…awe inspiring in its own scary but foolishly still somehow catering towards my oft present optimistic side that is stubborn and forever hopeful.  (Oh, Past Me….the things you have not done to help Present Me, let alone Future Me.) Continue reading “Starting the ToDoList for 2023”

Posted in Conservation, Creatures, Plants

Late Winter Wildlife Feeding

It may be ingrained in folks to tidy up the garden when things start to die back in the fall, but many bits if not all of those plants are useful to a broad variety of wildlife as shelter and/or food in the colder weather to come.  They may spend their winter in a curled up leaf; use browned milkweed stalks as a resting or observation perch on your lawn away from the cold snowy ground; feed from seeds of goldenrod; or many other possibles, depending on the visitors in your garden. Continue reading “Late Winter Wildlife Feeding”