Raising Black Swallowtail Butterflies

If you’ve seen a Black Swallowtail in your yard, you’ll probably want to find out how to have more of them. They are gorgeous. The male and female Black Swallowtail butterflies are very different. The males are mostly black with a lot of yellow while the females are mostly black with a lot of blue…

How To: Keep Seeds Organized

When you want to have a cut flower garden, seeds are a very important part to the process. Direct sewing is a great way to have loads of flowers in a short amount of time. You can buy new seeds every year or you can save seeds. Read my post about starting a cut flower…

Garden Journal 5/7/2017

It’s finally time to plant. Technically our frost free date is not until May 11 but looking at the forecast it’s apparent that we are in the clear.

Travel: Mulhalls

The next time you are in Omaha, NE you have to visit Mulhalls.

How To: Shallow Depth of Field Photography

Learning to use your camera in Aperture Priority mode can be daunting at first but with a few easy tips you’ll have it mastered in no time. Aperture priority, or AV mode on most cameras is a setting that allows you to set a specific aperture while the camera automatically selects a shutter speed to match it, it will create an image with the proper exposure as measured by the…