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Photo: Japanese Maple Leaves via Instagram

Japanese Maple Leaves #tree #garden #outdoors #plant #maple #leaves #nature #naturelover via Instagram   Read more on this topic: Photo: Get this lovely ice plant flower on totes, mugs, notebooks and more at http://ift.tt/1RR5epK – over 70 other photo designs available, too via Instagram Photo: Rain on pine needles #garden #pine #tree #needles #outdoors #rain […]

Re-use: Futon frame as garden gate

I LOVE creative reuse of materials in the garden (and anywhere, in fact) and I was blown away by this project I first saw on Pinterest.com. (BTW, you can follow me and my garden finds on PInterest, too) This gardener used an old futon frame, hung on end, as an interesting garden gate. I have […]

Five garden-related Twitter Chats to check out

Ever see hash tag like #gardenchat and #treechat go spinning by in your Twitter stream and wonder what they were? These hash tags are used to facilitate Twitter chats. Much like the chat rooms of old, these scheduled chats bring together like-minded people to chat, using Twitter, about their favorite topic. Running a chat in […]

Great Backyard Bird Count Bird Walk at Sepulveda Basin Wildlife Area

My good friend, Keri Dearborn of Animalbytes.net, led us on a great walk around the Sepulveda Basin Wildlife area this morning in honor of the annual Great Backyard Bird Count this weekend. We spent 2.5 hours spotting all sorts of birds, including 2 new one’s for my life list, a Downy Woodpecker and an Osprey […]