Eastern grey squirrels (Sciurus carolinensis) are well adapted to surviving winter and many of their natural predators are less abundant in cities which make urban habitats an unlikely but relatively ideal setting for these crafty rodents.
If you thought an urban landscape couldn’t support these wild canines, think again. Continue reading “Flora & Fauna: Coyotes”
There are plenty of plants you probably pass right by on your walk to work that are edible, medicinal and best of all – easy to identify.
Air plants (Tillandsia) are one the the most exotic low-maintenance plants you can keep in your apartment. Continue reading “Flora & Fauna: Air Plants”
The Virginia Opossum (Didelphis virginiana) may be the strangest neighbor you don’t even know you have.
The American kestrel (Falco sparverius) might not be the first bird you associate with cities but even if you haven’t spotted one that doesn’t mean there’s not one in your neighborhood.
Spider plants (Chlorophytum comosum) are easy to grow house plants that are also pretty easy on the eyes.
Continue reading “Flora & Fauna: Spider Plants”