Category: Nature and Wildlife

Review: nature’s best hope

I’ve just finished reading Douglas W. Tallamy’s Nature’s Best Hope, and I closed the book feeling inspired and motivated to walk my property and make a plan for adding a large variety of natives to support our local ecosystem. My general feeling is that,… Continue Reading “Review: nature’s best hope”

Spring Terrarium – Praying Mantises

My kids wanted to collect snails this week to observe in our terrarium. The stick they chose to put in for leaves just so happened to have a mantis egg sac attached! It took less than a week for the babies to make their… Continue Reading “Spring Terrarium – Praying Mantises”

Amazing Butterflies Exhibit at San Antonio Botanical Garden

This is the first in a series of posts about events at San Antonio Botanical Garden (SABOT). We LOVE the Garden! Its a wonderful place to spend a few hours, just exploring and relaxing. They also have wonderful events and educational opportunities available throughout… Continue Reading “Amazing Butterflies Exhibit at San Antonio Botanical Garden”

Project Feederwatch

Being home with the children has given me an opportunity to do something I did not realize was such an enjoyment: bird watching. It started with us putting up a small feeder in our front yard. Our daughter and I would enjoy watching the… Continue Reading “Project Feederwatch”