Outdoors

How is Your Garden Growing This Summer?
I have a garden at home and one at the radio station.  The two couldn't be more different.  The one at home I am able to water regularly.  The station garden requires frequent trips with a watering can.
Learn About Invasive Plants at For-Mar August 11th
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum presents an Invasive Plant Walk on the grounds of For-Mar on Saturday, August 11th from 10-11 am.   During this hour long walk, you will learn to identify the invasive plants that have taken over for native varieties in our area.
My Summer Vacation on the Superior Hiking Trail
For some people, taking a vacation means spending time sitting on your butt, either on a beach or in a boat.  For my wife Shelia and I, a vacation means time to explore a new trail!  This year's adventure took us to the northernmost corner of Minnesota, known to locals as "th…
Family Fun at the Fair [VIDEOS]
Years and years ago, my Aunt Mary told me that grown-ups usually don't going on certain carnival rides once their earwax has hardened.  I guess it has something to to with your equilibrium.  Over the weekend, we spent a day at the Oakland County 4-H Fair.  My niece, Rachel, insis…
How I Spent the 4th of July
A lot of you are spending your 4th of July with family and friends, enjoying a cookout or a day at the lake.  My wife and I headed for Lowell, Michigan to run the T-Rex Ten Miler this morning, up and down hilly trails.
Blueberry Picking Season Opens Saturday at Blueberry Lane
The unusually warm weather has hurt many of the fruit crops in Michigan.  Blueberries haven't had that problem.  Blueberry pickin' season opens a couple of weeks early at Blueberry Lane Farms in Otter Lake (just a short 15 minute drive north of Davison).
From The Farm To Your Table – [Video]
I grew up on a farm, and I am married to a farmer. My sons grew up to be farmers as well. The hours are long, the work is hard, but the passion for agriculture, and the family farm is life long. This video is for my farmers! Watch it after the jump.

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