What’s the best time to water plants?

What’s the best time to water plants?

Proper watering is an important part of gardening. Lasting damage can occur when leaves and stems wilt. Regular watering helps keep plants and trees g...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


The scourge of your summer driving

The scourge of your summer driving

I’m that guy, the scourge of your summer highway driving.The one driver who’s driving the variable “work zone” speed limit whi...

August 22nd, 2019 |  


Learning more about horses

Learning more about horses

The weather is finally not too hot, not too cold or not to wet, but just right, so, I got to spend some time at the barn over these past two days. It ...

August 21st, 2019 |  



School lunches in the belly, not the trash

School lunches in the belly, not the trash

School bells are ringing for many students this week. Packed school lunches do not have to be boring. Taking food from home is a great reason for carr...

August 21st, 2019 |  


Reflections on the rising sun

Reflections on the rising sun

Wherever I am, I try to be up early enough to see the sunrise. My late-rising friends often admire my early rising, but that admiration does not get t...

August 20th, 2019 |  


Another season wraps up at Stratford

Another season wraps up at Stratford

This week marked the end of summer at Stratford Ecological Center on Liberty Road as school started and the six farm camp counselors busied themselves...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Author to discuss space exploration

Author to discuss space exploration

This summer, as part of our Universe of Stories summer reading theme, we also began a Universe of Storytellers book club and speaker series.This serie...

August 17th, 2019 |  


Doing what’s right

Doing what’s right

“In those days Israel had no king; all the people did whatever seemed right in their own eyes.” – Judges 17:6.Everyone seems frustra...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Taking time for ‘Good Deeds’

Taking time for ‘Good Deeds’

“Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” – Leo Tolstoy, “Anna Karenina”“Dea...

August 16th, 2019 |  


Why is my lawn burning up?

Why is my lawn burning up?

At this time of year it takes special care to keep your lawn from drying out.Most people believe that the only way to insure healthy turf year round i...

August 15th, 2019 |