Tag Archives: animal relations

The Method Is The Mindset

After all these years of the most gentle approach possible, I seem to be shedding the hairshirt of idealism that has always made gardening so difficult. It’s pretty obvious that these methods are easier. Much, much easier. Continue reading

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Turning Pumpkins Into Milk & Eggs

Jack-o-lanterns have another use. Continue reading

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Goose Gone

Louise the lovesick goose is gone. Continue reading

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Goose and Honda: A Love Story

He’s from an assembly plant. She’s from an egg. Can they make it work? Continue reading

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More Birds = More What?

Attracting more songbirds results in more of something. What? Continue reading

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Cover Girl Cow

Cow gets more than her 15 minutes of fame. Continue reading

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Helping Honeybees

How to understand and help honeybees. Continue reading

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Rising Up Rooted

One of our favorite picture books tells the story of a boy and his father who built a cabin in the woods. They made it strong to keep the forest’s creatures out and constructed a tight fence around the garden … Continue reading

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On The Death Of A Snapping Turtle

I’m sure we all have different opinions about what constitutes danger. Maybe the way we frame this says a lot about our worldview. Continue reading

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Cow Powered Treadmill, Really?

As humans use ever more energy to remain comfortably numb, we seem to be losing our sense of irony. And our humanity. Continue reading

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