While my grandson and husband kicked a ball around the garden after school I sat drinking tea, enjoying the lovely warm afternoon sunshine I noticed the sunlight making patterns on the pond water. 154 more words
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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – When was the last time you suffered a mosquito bite? If your answer is recently, you likely live on a block of the Upper West Side where a year-round sewer species just won’t die. 352 more words
The clerodendrum trichotomum now wears its autumn colours.
Encouraged by our weekend’s progress on the back drive we decided to clear the other side today. Since most of this runs alongside the back of the unoccupied garden, it is a different prospect – more a question of determining which shrubs are ours and which our neighbours’. 455 more words
There are many pools of water near where we live, filled by the spring runoff and then refreshed by the heavy spring rains. I went for a bike ride this evening and noticed that the warm weather we are now experiencing has produced heavy algae growth in those waters. 256 more words
After the unusually long and wintry winter that we’ve just experienced here in Northern Indiana, I have longed for the warmer temperatures of summer. How tired I had become of wading through thigh-deep snow drifts, shoveling the snow away from the doors to my coop, and pounding the ice out of the water pans. 326 more words