Nature Photography Is A Family Affair In New Book

Posted on Jun 30, 2016
Nature Photography Is A Family Affair In New Book

I’m fascinated on both a personal and professional level with the principles of biophilia, the instinctive bond between human beings and other living systems. Edward O. Wilson introduced this concept in his book, Biophilia (1984). He defines biophilia as “the urge to affiliate with other forms of life.” The implications for our personal physical and […]

Cool Moss Walls Are The Hottest Trend in Green Living

Posted on Jun 23, 2016
Cool Moss Walls Are The Hottest Trend in Green Living

We make the rounds of all top events in the green building industry checking on the latest products and trends. I just returned from Longwood Gardens. The hot topic was hotter than San Diego’s last heat wave: moss walls. As Bernie Sanders might say, moss walls were YUUUUGE! It’s been a long time since everyone […]

Summer Gardening Projects Let Kids Get Dirty and Keep Parents Happy

Posted on Jun 9, 2016
Summer Gardening Projects Let Kids Get Dirty and Keep Parents Happy

Kids are counting down the days until school is out for the summer. Don’t we all remember that feeling? If you’re a parent, you have a different perspective. Something like, “oh no, how am I going to keep the kids busy and out of trouble all summer!” Why not encourage your kids to do something […]

Dr. Nature Prescribes Gardening for Good Health

Posted on Jun 1, 2016
Dr. Nature Prescribes Gardening for Good Health

Have you seen all the fitness wristbands on the market? It seems like they can measure nearly anything! Of course you have to be doing something to measure in the first place. We are told that sitting is the new smoking, and if we work behind a desk at all we’ve got to get up […]