Outdoors

Honeybees and Chokecherry Trees

Honeybees and Chokecherry Trees

Honeybees and Chokecherry Trees Summer is sweet with these essential New Mexico species. As spring gently rouses New Mexico from its winter sleep and steadily warms into summer, the days become brighter and our gardens welcome back their beautiful blooms. With all...

Let’s Get Growing!

Let’s Get Growing!

Let’s Get Growing! Planting, bird-feeding and “weed” harvesting, here in New Mexico.  For over three years, the New Mexico History Museum has hosted free monthly hands-on activities, sharing historical technologies, modern-day adaptations for traditional crafts, and...

Embracing the Spring Thaw

Embracing the Spring Thaw

Embracing the Spring Thaw Appreciate the season in nearby nature. Amongst all the uncertainty of the times, one thing is for sure: the promise of spring! And without a doubt, spring 2021 is especially sweet. Like clockwork, green leaves sprout from the trees, blue...

The Wonders of Plants in Winter

The Wonders of Plants in Winter

The Wonders of Plants in Winter Native trees and wildflowers provide endless lessons for making it through a long, cold season. Deep in the month of October, there comes a moment when fall transitions to winter. A special chill will arrive one morning when Mother...

Wildlife in Winter

Wildlife in Winter

Wildlife in Winter ​New Mexico’s animals adapt in diverse ways when temperatures drop. Winter is finally here in New Mexico! The leaves have gone through their color changes and moved into their more dormant winter state. There's a chill in the air, and we humans have...