Joshing Joshua – Yucca Yucca

Week One Featured Tree: Joshua Tree / Yucca brevifolia by Marisa Folse FUN FACTS ABOUT – JOSHUA TREES Slow Growers: Joshua’s grow only three (3) inches a year for first ten years! That means a yardstick high tree is over 30 YEARS old. Growth slows with age. After first ten years, Joshua trees grow lessContinue reading “Joshing Joshua – Yucca Yucca”

Top 21 Acts (to do from home) to Conserve Earth this Earth Day!

Yep. you may still be at home and the world is still spinning out there. Here’s a list to make the greatest positive impact on our globe. Some you can do from your couch. Research Your Food. Of coarse, this first one is a couchable act. Pull 5 items you normally buy. Then look upContinue reading “Top 21 Acts (to do from home) to Conserve Earth this Earth Day!”

Wildlife Friendly Gardens

National Wildlife Foundation offers the below five steps to Create Wildlife-Friendly Gardens. This post links to their website: http://www.nwf.org to certify your new wildlife habitat. Whether an apartment balcony or a 20-acre farm, a garden that attracts beautiful wildlife helps restore habitat in commercial and residential areas. Provide Food Planting native forbs, shrubs and treesContinue reading “Wildlife Friendly Gardens”