Growing Veggies – Kinder, Gentler Gardening

Kinder, Gentler Gardening Our down-to-earth guide to growing biodynamic veggies BY Tami Fertig ILLUSTRATION Genevieve Simms You’ve probably heard wine connoisseurs toss around the term “biodynamics,” but what the heck does it mean? Despite more and more vineyards embracing the system, an air of mystery surrounds its more esoteric practices (such as planting and harvesting…

BEAUTIFUL Birdy Nest

So we have been talking about beautiful Butterfly bushes recently and how they usher in so many little creatures. Just recently we were trimming some of the bushes and trees in the yard and had considered trimming back the butterfly bush.  As we always do, we check to make sure there are no inhabitants, wildlife…

Along Came a Monarch Caterpillar who SMILED at the world

I have been seeing these beautiful monarch caterpillars everywhere. Today I saw one in the street when I got the mail and had to relocate him or her to the nearest shrub in an effort to save its life and prevent it from getting hit by a car. I certainly hope you get to see…

This lil guy Zeek Says Hello!

I hope you all are having a FANTASTIC day and week! The spring weather is really beautiful. I ran into a friend “Zeek” who says HELLO to all the BEAUTIFUL readers and subscribers we have. Enjoy your day and EVENING!!!