Adding a bit of mulch to existing flower beds brings such color and order to an out of sorts area in your yard. Continue reading “No Dig” gardening in 3 easy steps.
Conchs aren’t just pretty pink shells Continue reading Road Trip to Key West!
What are you reading lately? I’ve had conversations with friends about their latest books lining his or her shelves, or coming in through Overdrive as audiobooks. In a year where there’s so much time to consider the harder questions in life, I’m seeing a theme of self evaluation and discovery in everyone’s readership. Here are … Continue reading Book Recommendations during Quarantine
I used to think that gardening was only for the strong-hearted, who could take a plant or two dying and devote hours to outside toiling and laboring. After learning about square foot gardening, growing my own fruits and vegetables seems so much more attainable! With warm weather and garden space to use, I am checking … Continue reading How to start gardening
One of the many blessings of living down in the Keys is that we’ve become everyone’s favorite tourist destination – especially for family traveling from chilly ol’ Chicago. Our first year here, we had every January and February weekends with new visitors! I’m often asked, are you tired of hosting yet? Not by a long … Continue reading What’s it like hosting visitors to our island?
One critter is this tiny eastern screech owl, Professor Moody, named after the Harry Potter book character with only one eye. Continue reading Tavernier Wild Bird Sanctuary