Port Stanley is a community in Elgin County, province of Ontario, in the country of Canada. It is located on the north shore of Lake Erie at the mouth of Kettle Creek. Lake Erie is one of the Great Lakes in the centre of Canada. If you can find Toronto, drive west on the 401 […]
Many of us would love to help birds, and also enjoy their presence in our gardens. One great way to do so is through plantings, or hedges. Plants are easy to find, easy to “install” and have many benefits. The proper choice of plants and careful placement can: Improve your property value Moderate the microclimate […]
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Driving down the road, you notice the old vacant field and scrub-land has a “for sale” sign on it. Next time you go by, the sign says “SOLD.” In a few weeks the bulldozers are on the scene. Once upon a time, this was really the middle of nowhere. But now, things are starting to change. […]
The movie Aliens is one of my all-time faves, especially because there are so many one-liners applicable to every situation. Maybe you haven’t been keeping up on current events, pal, but we just got our asses kicked! Spoken with vehemence, frustration and panic on the verge of tears by the character Hudson–in reply to the […]
Let me ask you, how do you know when spring really is here? Is it by the calendar? Certainly, in the northern latitudes that is not really the best indication! The official first day of spring might actually bring a snowstorm! Apart from the date, we all have our personal indicators of spring’s true arrival. […]
In the northern hemisphere round about the end of March, signs of spring are (hopefully) making their presence felt. Depending on where you are, there might be signs of plants and trees coming back to life. If you live in an area with snow, there are still probably days when the ground gets a fresh covering […]
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It looks like a good day for shorebirds. The winds has been blowing onshore for two whole days, but now is starting to die down. The sun is out and it’s a good time to head down to the beach and see if any wandering seabirds or shorebirds come in with the gale. You see […]
What does the golden-fronted woodpecker look like? This very colorful woodpecker is medium sized. The wings are black and white stripped. It has a white bump and black tail. There is a yellow orange color on the neck and a red cap. There is a small yellow patch at the base of his mouth. […]