Season of Giving - Earth Pigs

Like many people, I enjoy giving; but like some, I find it uncomfortable receiving. The discomfort for me has always been tied to inherent introversion as well as embarrassment linked to impoverishment in my youth. Now, as an aging adult, I am a little better except when it comes to the gifts (namely the trash thrown from vehicles) discarded by the people who travel the roads adjoining my property. However, as I am out and about, it is obvious that the problem is not mine alone. Many others also are receiving gifts. I cannot attest to the gifting being greater this time of year (the season of giving), but it certainly is more noticeable. I can only imagine how these litter bugs (earth p

Rant of the Month

Unfortunately, most people know little about gardening and environmental issues including many "professionals" employed to choose, install and maintain plants and design landscapes. This page highlights specific issues with commentary on remedy or recommendation for course of action. Examples are numerous and easy to find -- rarely requiring me to travel far from home.  Hopefully, these postings will make the task of finding examples more difficult.  I will occasionally also post outstanding and approved examples in an effort to educate.