A Public Service Announcement

This is not a webcomic. It’s merely a series of related panels with word balloons.

Awwwww yeah!

Annnnnd the NWF said “Um. Right. Toxic birdseed, you say? Well, never mind then.” Now, realistically, I’ll bet you dollars to daffodil bulbs that what REALLY happened is that the internet got really mad at the NWF and the NWF said “Oh dear, didn’t think you’d notice…” did the math of PR outrage, and took […]

You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me

So y’all heard me complaining a few days ago about the National Wildlife Federation partnering with Scotts Miracle-Gro, purveyers of fertilizers and bug-sprays and other things that make ponds and wetlands Very Sad, kill helpful bugs, etc, etc, ad deathium. The blog-o-sphere was not happy about this, although the NWF is going out of its […]

Get Off Their Lawn!

I’m on hold to the National Wildlife Federation. I’m cancelling my membership and getting off their mailing lists (or trying) because they have announced that they are partnering with Scotts Miracle-Gro…the primary pushers of unnecessary lawn fertilizer, which turns into runoff, which kills ponds and streams and the wildlife in them (and those are only […]

Well, I’ll be damned.

So a little while ago, I was in Lowes, and saw a display of bulbs from a company called “Botanical Wonders.” These were great plants. Jack-in-the-pulpit, Virginia bluebells, trillium, bird’sfoot violet, and the price was…2.95? That’s really…really… Suspicious. An ethically sourced trillium—and you can get them—will run you twenty-thirty-forty bucks for the common varieties, and […]

Really, All I Wanted Was Hummingbirds

When I started gardening, seriously, all I really wanted was to have hummingbirds in the garden, because my parents had hummingbirds in their garden—Da Hummingguys, as my stepfather call them—and y’know, hummingbirds are just so inherently neat. But I’m way too scatterbrained to reliably clean and refill a hummingbird feeder every week, so it was […]