In writing about gardening on sloped properties recently I got curious about the topography of our area and started doing a little research. Why does the landscape look the way it does in Northwest Ph... More »
Alas, we near the end of our discussion about cicadas just as the insects themselves are winding down their mating season. Readers wrote in with questions about how they make noise, whether they'... More »
Nicole Juday started gardening when she became the owner of an overgrown yard and realized she didn’t know the names of anything growing in it. A desire to learn the basics of gardening eventually led to a career change, and the has worked in the horticultural field for more than a decade. Today she keeps chickens and bees, grows a lot of flowers, and writes and speaks about gardening and natural history. See what else she’s up to at www.nicolejuday.com.
After a bruising primary campaign, Philadelphia's Democratic City Controller Alan Butkovitz easily won renomination over two-time challenger Brett Mandel and former city attorney Mark Zecca in a low-turnout election.
With over 95 percent of the vote More »
More people seem to be ditching office chairs in favor of standing desks. A recent article in the New Yorker even tackled the trend of treadmill desks.
A mounting body of research suggests that sitting is More »