All of sudden it became clear, and, sometimes we need reminding in the most unusual of ways. My garden reminded me of a few life lessons this past month.
Nearly two weeks after thousands of fish washed up throughout areas of Miami-Dade County, the low dissolved oxygen-driven fish kill event seems to be over. Dissolved oxygen (DO) levels throughout the Bay have stabilized,… Read More
Events over the weekend throughout Biscayne Bay brought some sparks of hope. The Pelican Harbor Seabird Station (PHSS) took it upon themselves to purchase their own sump pump, to add to the aerators working in… Read More
Day two of the Pelican Harbor fish kill & stranding event, day four of the fish kills throughout Biscayne Bay. At this point, more than 30 locations have reported sightings of fish kills, from Key… Read More
Following reports of fish kills in Biscayne Bay earlier this week, this morning the Pelican Harbor Seabird Station reported a strange sight: a large aggregation of Atlantic stingrays along the shallow edge of the bank… Read More
On August 7, 1789, Congress approved an Act for the establishment and support of lighthouses, beacons, buoys, and public piers (lighthousefoundation.org). Two hundred years later, Congress passed a resolution designating August 7th National Lighthouse Day…. Read More
Every consecutive last Wednesday and Thursday in July marks Lobster Mini-Season, or “sport” season. This period permits recreational fishers to harvest lobster, and takes place a week or so before the opening of regular season…. Read More
From Formal to Cottage to Tropical, the list goes on and on, to … never thought about it. With so many garden trends to choose from, have you ever thought about your garden style?
15 of my formative years were spent as a swimming pool lifeguard, not only responsible for the safety of the patrons but also in charge of maintaining the pools’ water quality. Day after day, I… Read More
Last week, June 22-28, 2020 was national Pollinator Week and we pitched in with a mega long virtual presentation Celebrate Pollinators! designed to delight and entice by providing a look at several of our spectacular… Read More