Monthly Archives: April 2012

Medicinal Plants

Thousands of years before modern medicine, people depended on medicinal plants to ease pain and aid healing.  Only a few generations ago our early pioneer ancestors learned from native Indians what plant to use for what malady. Many of these … Continue reading

Posted in Nature | Leave a comment

Top Wildlife Plants

Wildlife feed on a variety of food sources: woody plants, weeds, herbs, grasses aquatic plants, and cultivated plants.  How each plant is used by wildlife is useful information for hunters, farmers, or anyone interested in developing good wildlife habitat.   … Continue reading

Posted in Nature | Tagged | Leave a comment

Fallen Baby Birds

It’s not uncommon to find an immature bird that has fallen out of the nest.  This usually happens in the spring when the birds are old enough to move around in the nest but too young to fly.  Their flopping … Continue reading

Posted in Nature | Leave a comment

Trees for Shade

No one will argue that trees add value to a home. Humans also have a natural affinity for trees, which is reason enough to plant them.  Besides landscape value, trees can also save on cooling costs. Shade from trees provides … Continue reading

Posted in Trees | Leave a comment