Monthly Archives: May 2018

The Past and Present of Elms

The Past and Present of Elms By Steve Roark Elm trees have been appreciated by humans for many generations, primarily as a stoic large urban tree lining streets and shading landscapes.  During the 18th and 19th centuries it was one … Continue reading

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Firefly Light Show

Firefly Light Show By Steve Roark A peaceful form of summer entertainment is sitting out in the yard watching fireflies do their light show at dusk. And who hasn’t as a child stalked and captured “lightnin bugs” in a jar?  … Continue reading

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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light By: Steve Roark Light is something we don’t think about  much, but almost everything that’s alive on the planet needs light for sight and energy.  Human eats cow, cow eats grass, grass grows on light… you … Continue reading

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Earthworms

Earthworms By: Steve Roark Since I enjoy an occasional fishing trip and dabble with a garden, I thought I knew a fair bit about worms.  Little did I realize what amazingly beneficial little guys they are. The two most common … Continue reading

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