Wildflowers

Bog Slog, Part 1

Bog Slog, Part 1

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive “Let’s go on a bog slog! We’ll get to see carnivorous plants and bee-tricking bog orchids!” Friends and family often hear me say that during early June....

Dandy Dandelions

Dandy Dandelions

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Yay, the dandelions are taking over! I thought as I glanced out the window one May day.Actually, I’m not crazy; I’m just kidding. Seriously though, I do...

The Native Wildflower Garden

The Native Wildflower Garden

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Why,” you ask, “would I want to include native spring ephemerals in my wildflower garden?”Well, in my experience, these wildflowers are much more than...

A Wildflower Drive

A Wildflower Drive

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Bird's-foot trefoil. Photo © Klaus Reitmeier|Dreamstime.com. Every time I have gone away in the summer has been a wildflower drive for me all the years we...

Raindrop-powered Lousewort Launchers

Raindrop-powered Lousewort Launchers

View the full issue in the Magazine Archive Blooming louseworts or wood betony. Photo © Dana Atkinson. Have you ever launched something through the air from the bowl of a plastic spoon? I sure have....

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...

Composition Considerations

Composition Considerations

Now that you have a subject in your viewfinder, what makes a pleasing composition?The answers will vary, and usually there is not a right/wrong way. First of all, what is being photographed? If it...