Why do tree leaves change color in fall? If you have forgotten this stuff from your school days, it's time for a refresher. Plus, more is known today than years ago. For starters, did you know the … [Read more...]
Here's two definitions:
1 :a branch of science dealing with the relations between climate and periodic biological phenomena (such as bird migration or plant flowering).
2 :periodic biological phenomena that are correlated with climatic conditions.
The easist way to describe it is, annual firsts in nature: when things happen in relation to seasonal changes.
There are so many old-fashioned garden wisdoms passed along through generations but which ones actually work? I'll walk you through some examples and you can see if they seem right to you. Also … [Read more...]
Have you ever noticed how many things in the natural world have spiral patterns in them? It's the Fibonacci sequence. This short video provides a short illustration of the incidental math behind the … [Read more...]
Phenology is the study of plants and animals through the seasonal changes. Those of us who love nature often notice these signs and signals, where one event leads to the next through the weeks and … [Read more...]