Category Archives: Nature Writing

Nature Journal: Great Learning Tool for Children and Adults

Some of us just don’t like to read and write.  Perhaps you have a child who is a reluctant reader.  Not all people learn the same way.  If you have a child that likes to be on the go, loves … Continue reading

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In Praise for the Field Part 1: The Wild Garden

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About midsummer, the gardener should take time to reflect on the beauty and abundance of the fields, both wild and cultivated. As I go about my garden tasks, the natural world around me is going about its own work. Sunrises … Continue reading

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Plant Snobbery

Let’s face it.  Some of us are snobs.  My brother says I’m a coffee snob, because I won’t drink coffee that is over one hour old.  He might have a point,  but he doesn’t have much room to talk, for … Continue reading

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May Day and Nature’s Redemption

On this May 1st in northern Idaho, spring has just arrived.  The deciduous shrubs and trees are barely flushed with leaf buds, and the sun is putting in its first appearances, even though the wind is chilled by snow on the … Continue reading

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