Category Archives: Animals | Pets | Nature

Once in a Lifetime Dog: My Borisangel

"Once in a Lifetime Dog: My Borisangel" is a loving tribute to a Borzoi sight hound who was very special to the author.   Her love for Boris is very evident from the start. It was a little difficult to get going on this book.  I was put off by the sappy nature of "A Word …

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Book Review: For Pet’s Sake Do Something! Book Three by Dr. Monica Diedrich

“For Pet’s Sake Do Something! Book Three” presents various ways to help heal your dog or cat by using alternative and complementary therapies. This is the third book in the “For Pet’s Sake Do Something!” series of books. I have not read the prior two but after reading Dr. Monica Diedrich’s newest, I think that …

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Book Review: Bulbs in the Basement, Geraniums on the Windowsill by Alice and Brian McGowan

“Bulbs in the Basement, Geraniums on the Windowsill” by Alice and Brian McGowan provides information on “how to grow and overwinter 165 tender plants.”  After a little bit of history about the authors and their beginnings, the book dives into an explanation as to just what a tender perennial is.  Being new to gardening, I …

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Book Review: Designer Plant Combinations by Scott Calhoun

I decided to read “Designer Plant Combinations” because I recently moved into a new house, just finished putting in a lawn, and now want to do some much needed landscaping.  I am pretty new to the whole gardening thing and had no idea which plants would look good or work well together.  When I saw …

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Book Review: Rosemary Gladstar’s Herbal Recipes for Vibrant Health by Rosemary Gladstar

“The terminology of plant medicine changes through the ages, different systems evolve depending on climate and costume, and various plants rise and fall in popularity, but the core truth remains the same:  Herbalism is an effective, natural, and inexpensive system of healing readily available to every human who chooses to use it.  We have eons …

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