Kate is one of those dogs whose continued presence at the shelter just confounds me. This young lady was perfectly-behaved with people of all ages and other dogs too. She … Continue reading ACAS Dog Day Out: Kate
If you have a little time and love dogs, consider volunteering with Alachua County Animal Services or your local shelter. Whether you play with dogs at the shelter, take a dog out … Continue reading ACAS Dog Day Out: Kasen
You can’t judge a shelter dog by how he acts in the kennel. You also can’t judge him by how he acts in the playpen, lobby, or in the first … Continue reading ACAS Dog Day Out: Jonah
New Beginnings A fine yellow snow of pollen falls from the oak tree while new leaves burst from their buds, shoving out old leaves that have clung on all winter. … Continue reading Backyard Chickens: Beginnings
I became fascinated with bonsai while I was in college. I grew little trees in the window of my dorm room and distressed shrubs in the yard of the house … Continue reading Nursery Shrub to Bonsai: Tips from the Passion and Pitfalls of a Beginner
Cut flowers are one of the little luxuries that make life sweet. Whether I buy flowers or cut my own, I try to keep them fresh for as long as … Continue reading Oven Dried Flowers Are Best for the Humidity of Florida
St. Lucie, Fl. is absolutely awesome for beach and intra-coastal waterway access. There is beachside and intra-coastal waterway access parking all the way along Hutchinson Island to Ft. Pierce. Beaches … Continue reading Savannah Preserve State Park
The few needs of terrariums allow them to be all but forgotten, then noticed in some idle instant between the bustle of tasks that occupy our lives, giving sudden delight. Here is a unique opportunity to set a little world in motion and then leave it be. One of the things I love most about terrariums is how simple they are. All you need is a glass container with an airtight or close to airtight lid, growing medium, something to grow, and some water.