Why is a lawn important?

Transitional Landscape by New York Landscape Architects & Landscape Designers Todd Haiman Landscape Design I have to admit that when I first read this I was a little afraid, but as I looked at the pictures I realized that this was not a ticket to a dead lawn, but more so inspiration for a natural […]

An Amazing Journey

I was kickin’ back on the sofa flipping channels (I’m down to like 5 since I’m only doing basic cable now), and I started watching PBS.  I’ve mentioned before that I’m pretty nerdy so watching a show devoted to butterflies is not out of my normal.  The topic of the show was on the great […]

Think Earth Day, Always

Spring has sprung and Earth Day is here.  If you didn’t know, Earth Day was officially yesterday, April 22nd. There are events happening around the city to celebrate the day and week.  It’s good to have a reminder to celebrate this amazing planet we call home.  One thing I think nature struggles with in our […]

Aphids, Anyone?

From the desk of an Environmental Scientist… I love Spring! I love the birds chirping, the trees with their bright green leaves, the flowers starting to bloom and new growth on the horizon.  Especially after our crazy cold winter that seemed to drag on forever, it really feels like a rebirth this year. I’m enjoying the […]

Is Trash Treasure?

From the desk of an Environmental Scientist. It was bulk trash pick-up in my neighborhood a couple weeks ago, and I really started noticing the things people throw away.  Everything from toys, flower pots, electronics, furniture, building materials and the list goes on…  It struck me how many resources (labor, money, natural resources) went into […]