A Walk in the Woods

This past December and early January my family met at the Morton Arboretum for a Covid safe hike. We met in Mother Nature's family room where we didn't have to worry about how many of us could...

A Walk In The Woods

This past December and early January my family met at the Morton Arboretum for a Covid safe hike. We met in Mother Nature's family room where we didn't have to worry about how many of us could...

Plentiful Pollinators

A few years ago I designed the Pollinator Garden Beds at our local community garden. The spot used to be a baseball field for a grade school. The soil was sand over compacted clay soil.  In...

Summer Break in a Shakespeare Garden

This past weekend Moraine Valley Community College presented it's annual Shakespeare Under the Stars. This year the play was The Winter's Tale, re-imagined to take place in the mid 20th century in...

Winter Break

This week we took advantage of cheap winter travel prices and got out of town to warmer weather in New Orleans.  Sure the food is fantastic, the music amazing, the culture warm, friendly, and...