July is peak wildflower season in the Canadian Rockies. Enjoy nearby nature while keeping watch for colourful blossoms and pollinators. It's also time for harvesting early crops from our edible garden. And for nipping any garden pests or diseases in the bud.
Category: Health and Wellness
Nearby Nature Project: 2022 June
Welcome to the latest instalment of the Nearby Nature Project! Over 25 years ago I learned that fostering my relationship with Mother Nature is essential to my well-being. So I garden, walk, hike, cycle and/or kayak just about every day. I’m not alone in discovering that being outside is good for mind and body. Mainstream …
Nearby Nature Project: 2022 April/May
This month's edition of Nearby Nature Project highlights recent articles finding bias in research showing the mental health benefits of spending time in Nature. And more birds!
Nearby Nature Project: 2022 March
This month's edition of Nearby Nature Project is all about birds! Plus I (finally) review the University of Derby's free MOOC: Nature Connectedness. And it's time to start thinking about gardening and the 2022 City Nature Challenge.
Nearby Nature Project: 2022 February
Two news items that have us excited, snow as a medium for time travel and a backyard visitor in this month's edition of Nearby Nature Project.