Horseshoe Crabs on Memorial Day I discovered horseshoe crabs as a child while my family vacationed on the Eastern seaboard. Horseshoe Crabs washed up on Maryland’s barrier spit, creating marvelous spectacles for screeching toddlers. The […]
Though Spring officially started in March, it is not until May that the season is recognizable. Average high is only 61°F, but the average low of 48°F means it’s safe for gardeners to plant annuals. Eight days of rain make May one of our two wettest months. The other rainiest month is June.
Skull of a late Permian synapsid or therapsid from the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. A found piece, it’s been preserved in sandstone and sandy chert. Looks like a late dimetrodon whose skull was bashed, […]
Milkweeds & Monarchs
May Landscaping with Wisconsin native species brings the frugal, time-crunched gardener an array of benefits. With knowledge and a keen eye, a gardener might find low-cost (or no-cost) starter plants. Because native plants evolved in […]
Good News for Swearing, Messy, Night Owls
Good News for Swearing, Messy, Night Owls Were you annoyed as a kid when your parents told you to clean your room, sent you to bed early, and scolded you for cursing? There might be […]