When I thought my garden plans were too ambitious, I found an iPad app that saved the day.
Mom, Filmmaker, Experimental Gardener, History Graduate
Working as a writer and producer for over 10 years at <a href="http://www.parallaxfilm.com" rel="nofollow">Parallax Film Productions</a> in White Rock, B.C., Maija Leivo has been inspired by her home garden to move into tech with the launch of her first <a href="http://www.gardensketchapp.com" rel="nofollow">Garden Sketch iPad app</a>. She has two children and a couple of step-dogs.
People usually followed with, "You must have a good memory." Like memorization was a character flaw. Most assumed I would
04/06/2016 11:58 EDT
I didn't know much about the Bald Eagles cycles. It just seemed one week they were there and then they were gone. But year after year, it became a familiar pattern. I'd get a happy twinge in the autumn when I spotted the first Bald Eagle of the season, "They're back!"
01/27/2016 01:41 EST
When I consider most media stories about wildlife, it usually ends up being about us.
04/25/2015 06:10 EDT
It's a faith in nature and the universe that after getting progressively darker every day for six months, everything turns and slowly and gradually, we see more light.
04/02/2015 06:51 EDT
Our gardens and favourite plants are out of sight, but with the holidays just around the corner, we wanted to share some gift ideas for the gardener in your life.
12/01/2014 03:29 EST
Many of us love autumn; the sticky heat of summer passes, and we're able to sleep comfortably at night. We revel in the colours of fall and our maple trees embody natural Canadian beauty. But what about our yards? How do we make the most of the change of seasons? How can we make the most out of fall?
10/29/2014 06:57 EDT
Two years ago, I bought a house and the while the inside was freshly renovated, the outside was a disaster, revealing its former secret life as a rental property. Little did I know, that this house and yard would inspire a chain of events that would set me on a new path.
10/07/2014 06:35 EDT
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