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  • Dogwood
    Sea of green
    Today was warm, dry, and sunny, with a wisp of breeze that kept the insects at bay, mostly. Of course, wearing ample Deep Woods insect repellent helped a good deal too.Usually, while hiking in the forest, I try to stay as quiet as I can as to have...
  • Cherrydale on a Sunday afternoon
    Cherrydale hike on a warm Sunday
    The bikes are on the trail today along with an abundance of hikers. Be careful out there.It was great to see the gardens coming into shape by local gardeners. Yards are beautiful with tulips and azaleas. Azaleas come in a variety of colors. The...
  • Hiking at Turkey Run with Arlington Outdoors Examiner
    The woods is never the same: Hiking at Turkey Run
    Hiking at Turkey Run this morning and one thing is most noticeable, it is buggy. Insects are swarming at all levels from the flowers on the ground and upward. The pollen count is high too.Aside from that, the temperature was pleasant and sun shown...
  • Longwood Gardens: A flower power play
    Longwood Gardens: A flower power play
    Just when you think spring flowers are much the same everywhere, you are wowed speechless. Such must be the sense with the first view of tulips in Holland, window boxes in Germany and the countryside of Ireland and France. Feel equally transported...
  • Saturday forecast
    Gorgeous weekend followed by a warming trend
    The forecast for this upcoming weekend is looking much, much better than last weekend. A departing trough in the jet stream will continue to head out of town taking the cool weather with it. As a result, high pressure will dominate our forecast...
  • spring
    Spring health goals
    Spring is a time for change and renewal. Trees and flowers are arising out of winter dormancy. It makes sense that this is the time of year when many people try to make healthy lifestyle changes. The weather is getting nice, there is an urge to...
  • Cool weather slowly fading
    Cool weather slowly fading
    If you are getting sick of the recent stretch of cold weather, you are in luck. Mother Nature is about to flip the switch from early spring to late spring over the next week. After one more chilly day on Thursday, the pattern will turn much warmer...
  • Spring
    Great field trips for kids this spring
    Nashville has a lot to offer when you are thinking of bringing your kids for a field trip. Here are some places that are worth the visit during spring.1. Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and Museum of ArtDuring spring, you will enjoy a lot of colorful...
  • Tyler Arboretum: Sprawling when it springs
    Tyler Arboretum: Sprawling when it springs
    It seems everywhere is beautiful in spring. Tyler Arboretum is no exception. In springtime, many of its collections come alive with color and blossoms including the lilac, magnolia, and crabapple tree collections. Gradually the woodlands grow ever...
  • The grass is always greener -- and longer -- if your mower isn't working properl
    The grass is always greener and longer if your mower isn't working properly
    Everyone is celebrating the warmer weather. But welcoming spring isn't just about hauling out the lawn chairs and the backyard grill.Notice that grass growing? Spring and summer also comes with the ubiquitous American chore: mowing the grass...
  • North American Black Bear
    Don't attract nuisance spring visitors to your backyard!
    Just yesterday, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources reminded residents in their state that Black Bears are among those animals that are now awake and have left their dens. Many of them also have their Cubs that they need to provide for...
  • Learn how to start a great campfire at Cromwell Valley Park
    Learn how to start a great campfire at Cromwell Valley Park
    Many of us enjoy the outdoors, especially during the springtime. Camping and picnicking are two great ways to experience spring and affords the opportunity to make a campfire. Check out Cromwell Valley Park in May and learn how to start the best...
  • Maryland Science Center: Spring Clean and Green Workshops
    Maryland Science Center: Spring Clean and Green Workshops
    After record snowfall and too many snow days to count, Spring is finally here. Soon enough the leaves will start turning green, Flowers will appear. And we will forget all about winter!The Maryland Science Center is open March 30, 2015, to June 21...
  • Spring Hair Collection
    Spring looks for any budget
    Spring is upon us, and what a warm one it has been already. Summer won't be far behind it with its steaming hot temps that are perfect for the beach. However if you don't have time to get to the beach, because let's face it you have...
  • Serve Up The Sun With A ‘Spring In New Zealand’ Cocktail Recipe
    Serve Up The Sun With A ‘Spring In New Zealand’ Cocktail Recipe
    As Mother Nature continues to play games with the weather, people are trying to get a taste of spring however they can. Mixologist Cody Goldstein found a way to serve up spring in a glass with the Spring In New Zealand Cocktail. This cocktail is a...
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