2024, 03 March

Favorite Focus, March 2024

Favorite Focus, March 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Yesterday afternoon at The Wilds was cold…bitterly cold. Although the thermometer showed several degrees warmer than yesterday, the stout wind made this...

Growing Great Strawberries

Growing Great Strawberries

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Strawberries are a great crop for beginning fruit growers. Unlike growing trees and bushes, if you make a mistake with strawberries, you can quickly start...

Gemini

Gemini

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive M35 and NGC 2158. Photo © Scott Rosen. Gemini, the twins, lies northeast of Orion along the band of the Milky Way. The most obvious part of Gemini is the...

Caption This Groundhog

Caption This Groundhog

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive That wasn't what I meant by "cut flowers"! Photo © Mikael Males|Dreamstime.com. We invite you to submit your caption for this photograph. The photograph...

Log Cabin Bird Feeder

Log Cabin Bird Feeder

Bird Feeder Contest First Place Winner View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Here are the instructions and photos of the bird feeder that my brother Jeffery Schrock built for your contest....

In Our Skies, March 2024

In Our Skies, March 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive March 14 Pleiades is very close to the moon—less than 2 degrees.March 24 Mercury is at its greatest eastern elongation from the Sun. Look for it low in...

The Ruler of the Night

The Ruler of the Night

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive The Moon definitely gets our attention as the ruler of the night. It overrules the dimmer sky objects when it comes out in full brightness. It also rules...

Exploring Nature, March 2024

Exploring Nature, March 2024

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Woodcocks are doing their courtship displays. Listen for their loud peenting or beeping at dusk on warm evenings. Grizzlies come out of hibernation in mid...

Of Drama and Promise

Of Drama and Promise

Month of March Writing First Place Winner View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Photo © Photomailbox|Dreamstime.com. The creek in our north pasture has experienced many seasons. It has...

It’s March

It’s March

Month of March Writing Second Place Winner View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Softly stealing from its shelter,Skipping over hill and vale,Comes the Lamb of Spring-like splendor,Chasing out...

Vanilla

Vanilla

Month of March Writing Third Place Winner View the full issue in the Magazine Archive March for my family means vanilla! We live on the edge of a tropical rainforest in southern Belize, which is...