Category Archives: Grad School

Bringing it All Home: Reflections on India

Multiple times during my trip to India I thought about my own environmental impact taking this trip halfway around the world. After all, a big focus of our coursework is about getting people to reduce their impact, change their behavior, … Continue reading

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The End and Flowers

I can’t believe the semester is basically over! Don’t worry – some of my wildflowers bloomed just in time for me to update everyone. Look at those cute little flowers! I haven’t seen any bees yet but there have been … Continue reading

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Getting Big

Happy Earth Day! My wildflowers are really getting big! I know I need to thin them out more, I have been here and there, but I have a tendency to get attached to my plants. They’ve come so far and … Continue reading

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Maintenance

One of the great things about New Mexico is the long growing season. Back in New York, I probably would’ve needed a least another month to do any planting. Here I saw sprouts at the end of April. My plants … Continue reading

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First garden sprouts!

Success! Today I saw the first little sprouts of my garden! These are the wildflowers in my permanent planters on the deck. I’m very excited about them. Here are the little sprouts in my garden bed after watering them. Keep … Continue reading

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Pollinator Garden: Step 1

This semester, I am taking two online courses through Miami University: Issues in Biodiversity and Biology in the Age of Technology. One of our assignments in Issues in Biodiversity is to choose a lifestyle change that will impact your environment … Continue reading

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