Native plants are such a smart choice, particularly if you’re a lazy gardener like me, because natives already know how to grow around here so they really are carefree.
The annual migration of toads across several roads in Upper Roxborough could be happening any day, late by some measures, but exciting to all who wait and watch.
It’s hard to imagine how teeny tiny toadlets — smaller than a dime — manage to climb the steep sides of the reservoir, let alone hop down the ramps to cross busy Port Royal Avenue to relative safety.
Ticks make even confirmed nature-lovers skeevy, since they do more than suck your blood. They can also transmit diseases, including Lyme Disease.