Posts by Anita

A Shallow Dive into Vernal Pools

Posted by on May 4, 2024 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

A Shallow Dive into Vernal Pools

Even the tiniest vernal pool is a perfect nursery for amphibian babies. The pools provide the essential moisture that amphibian eggs need to develop.

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Poisoning the Bird Feeders: Dandelions and Pesticides

Posted by on May 1, 2024 in Unmowed Blog | 1 comment

Poisoning the Bird Feeders: Dandelions and Pesticides

Reframing dandelions as bird feeders gives us one more reason to endure them–even welcome them!– instead of exterminating them. One more reason to avoid poisoning the lawn.

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Harvesting Beauty: Tulip-Watching

Posted by on Apr 29, 2024 in Unmowed Blog | 1 comment

Harvesting Beauty: Tulip-Watching

Every spring, the quiet Dutch landscape goes crazy, flat-out van Gogh insane with color. Stripes of gold, magenta, lemon, crimson, lined up to the horizon.

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Hitting the Bridge

Posted by on Dec 23, 2023 in Unmowed Blog | 2 comments

Hitting the Bridge

Some drivers apparently see the signs, and attempt to creep cautiously under the span. Other drivers hit the bridge going full bore, hoping perhaps to blast their way through their destiny. Whatever the technique, they all come up against the incontrovertible fact that neither optimism or denial, prayer nor positivity can alter. The bridge is 10 feet 11 inches high.

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Contacting Your Representative…Does it Really Matter?

Posted by on Aug 7, 2023 in Unmowed Blog | 0 comments

Contacting Your Representative…Does it Really Matter?

Contacting Your Representative…Does it Really Matter? – Anita Sanchez
Does contacting your elected representative really do any good? Does my phone call, e-mail, or letter really make a difference? YES

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