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© Article, Pollinator-Friendly Yards: Gardening for Wildlife with Native Plants, Natural Awakenings, July 30, 2021
© Article, Visits From a Mystical Messenger, Spirituality & Health, January 5, 2021
© Article, Options for an Eco-Friendly Floor,, February 21, 2014
© Article, Showroom for Model Cars is Favorite Room in the House,, February 18, 2014
© Article, Closer to God, Elephant Journal, November 2, 2013
© Article, Building a Treehouse: Things to Consider Before Your Start ,, October 19, 2013
© Article, How to Attract Dragonflies for All-Natural Pest Control,, July 23, 2013
© Article, The Farm at Rockledge Gardens, Florida Gardening, October/November 2012
© Article, Guarding Pets; Use Safety Precautions in Yard and Garden, Spaces, May 2012
© Article, Home Grown Hydroponics, Spaces, May 2012
© Article, Best Plants for Backyard Pollinators, Mother Earth News, Aug/Sep 2011
© Article, Garden Gems: Succulents, Spaces, July/Aug 2011
© Article, African Violets: Out of Africa and Into Our Hearts, Spaces, July/Aug 2011
© Photo, Screech Owl, Lake Country Journal, May/June 2011
© Article, Hooked on Hoyas, Spaces, May/Jun 2011
© Article, Hardening Your Home, Spaces, May/Jun 2011
© Article, Wallpaper Goes Green, Spaces, Mar/Apr 2011
© Article, Give Peace (Lily) A Chance, Spaces, Mar/Apr 2011
© Article, Resolutions for the New Year , Spaces, Jan/Feb 2011
© Article, Jade Plant, Great Choice for a Prosperous New Years, Spaces, Jan/Feb 2011
© Article, The Conservation Reserve Program, Grit, Jan/Feb 2011
© Article, Backyard Bobcats, Florida Wildlife, Nov/Dec 2010
© Article, Holiday Happenings, Florida Gardening, Dec/Jan 2011
© Article, Antique to Chic, Vintage furnishings join the green trend, Spaces, Nov/Dec 2010
© Article, 10 Ways that Birders and Wildlife Watchers Will Help Save the Planet, Information, Fall2010
© Article, Green Building Programs and Our Landscapes, Florida Gardening, Oct/Nov 2010
© Article, Building Green on Lansing Island, Spaces. Sep/Oct 2010
© Article, Create a Wildlife Habitat, Grit , Sept/Oct 2010
© Article, Picnic in the Park, Keep it Alfresco and Eco-friendly, Spaces, Jul/Aug 2010
© Article and photos (cover), Show Your Wildlife Pride…Get Certified, Florida Gardening, Jun/Jul 2010
© Article and photos, Starting the Day on Just the Right Note, Florida Wildlife, May/June 2010
© Article and photos, Backyard Habitats, Create Your Own Sanctuary for Wildlife, Spaces, May/Jun 2010
© Article, Soak Up some Sun: Go Solar, Spaces, Mar/April 2010
© Article, Gardening for Wildlife – Fostering Nature’s Magic, Natural Awakenings, March 2010
© Article, When Your Crop Runneth Over, Grit, March/April 2010
© Article, Endless Natural Adventures, Palm Bay Anniversary Issue, 2010
© Article, Ecological Warmth: Ways to Heat and Insulate, Mini-Storage Messenger, January 2010
© Article, Organic Produce: Eat it, Buy it, Grow it, Spaces, January/February 2010
© Article, Pets and Backyard Wildlife, Outdoor Delaware, Winter, 2009
© Article and photos, Doing Something by Doing Nothing, Florida Wildlife, Nov/Dec 2009
© Cover Photo, Sandhill crane & chick, Horizons, Winter 2009
© Article and photos, When Your Crop Runneth Over, Florida Gardening, Dec/Jan 2010
© Article, Fun in the Sun–tree and Viera Areas, 32940 2009-2010
© Article, Location is the Key to Good Business, 32940, 2009-2010
© Article, Wuesthoff Health System: Growing with the Community, 32940, 2009-2010
© Article, Conscientious Commuting, Spaces, Nov/Dec 2009
© Article, Come Sail Away: Inside Royal Caribbean’s Freedom of the Seas, Spaces, Sept/Oct 2009
© Article, Green School Supplies, Natural Awakenings, August 2009
© Article, Clean, Green Driving Machines, Spaces, July/Aug 2009
© Article, Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly to My Home, South Carolina Wildlife, Jul/Aug 2009
© Article and Photos (cover photo), Roadside Attractions, Florida Gardening, Jun/Jul 2009
© Article, Go Native: Local Landscapes Grow Green, Spaces, Jun/July 2009
© Cover Photo, Daylilies, Florida Gardening, April/May 2009
© Article, Dreaming Responsibly, Spaces, Mar/April 2009
© Photos only, Sandhill cranes, Your Big Backyard, March 2009
© Article and Photo, Green Education: Seeing is Believing, Florida Green Building Magazine, Winter 2009
© Article and Photos (cover photo), Be Passionate About Pollinators, Florida Gardening, Feb/Mar 2009
© Article, Step Lightly (Green Flooring), Spaces, Jan/Feb 2009
© A Green Tip, Recycle Your Christmas Trees, Florida Gardening, Dec/Jan 2009
© Article, Beautiful Window Treatments Help Beat the Heat, Spaces, Nov/Dec 2008
© Essay, Finding my “Gee Spot”, Spirituality & Health, November/December 2008
© Article, Building a Greener World, Spaces, September/October 2008
© Photo, Cardinal on birdbath, Florida Naturalist, Summer 2008
© Article, Naturescaping, Louisiana Conservationist, Summer 2008
© Article, A Lofty Escape, Spaces, July/August 2008
© Article and photos, Sometimes it’s a fine line between help & harm, Florida Wildlife, July/August 2008
© Article and photo, Dragonflies, Lake Country Journal, July/August 2008
© Article, Under the Tropical Sun, Spaces, May/June 2008
© Article, This Hobby’s A Keeper, Antique Fishing Lures, South Carolina Wildlife, May/June 2008
© Article, Pass the Plants, Please, BackHome Magazine, May/June 2008
© Article, Dragonflies, BackHome Magazine, May/June 2008
© Article, It’s Easy Being Green in Florida, Florida Gardening, Apr/May 2008
© Article, More than Meets the Ear, Spaces, Mar/Apr 2008
© Essay, The Beauty of Alzheimer’s, Chicken Soup for the Soul: A Tribute to Moms, c2008
© Article and photos, Wastewater Wetlands, Florida Wildlife, Nov/Dec 2007
© Article, Nature Photographer’s Crane Images Take Flight, Florida Today, December 12, 2007
© Article and photos, Gardening for a Song, Florida Gardening, Dec/Jan 2008
© Article, Light Up the Night, Spaces, Nov/Dec 2007
© Article, How to Die Laughing, Spirituality and Health, Nov/Dec 2007
© Article, Who Let the Dogs (and Cats) Out?, E-The Environmental Magazine, Nov/Dec 2007
© Article and photos, Stewardship Starts at Home, Louisiana Conservationist, Summer 2007
© Article, Keeping Women Fiscally Fit, About Me, October 2007
© Article and photos, I Just Want to Be Outside, Florida Wildlife, Sept/Oct 2007
© Article and photos, Beneficial Insects, Florida Gardening, Oct/Nov 2007
© Article, Personalize Your Property, Spaces, Sep/Oct 2007
© Article, Stewardship Begins at Home, Bass Times, July 2007
© Article, The Butterfly Affect, Spaces, July/August 2007
© Article, In Your Own Backyard, Outdoor Spaces, Summer 2007
© Article, Beachcombers Take Pleasure in Seaside Treasure, Florida Today, July 9, 2007
© Article, Couple Writes Guide to the Beach, Florida Today, June 6, 2007
© Article and photos, Every Day is a New Adventure, Florida Wildlife, May/June 2007
© Article, Champ Inspires Artist Owner, American Forests, Spring 2007
© Article, Rooms with a View, Spaces Magazine, May/June 2007
© Article, Your Backyard Laboratory (Citizen Scientists), South Carolina Wildlife, May/June 2007
© Article and photos, Bird-watching…coming to a backyard near you, Florida Wildlife, Mar/April 2007
© Article, What’s the Damage? Measure Your Environmental Impact, Plenty (web only), Mar.27, 2007
© Article and photos, Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly to my Home, Florida Wildlife, January/February 2007
© Article, Some Like It Hot!, Spaces Magazine, Dec/Jan 2007
© Article and photos, Colorful Curiosities, Florida Gardening, Dec/Jan 2007
© Feature Article, Sitting by the Dock…, Spaces Magazine, Nov/Dec 2006
© Feature Article, It’s Good to be Green, Florida Today, October 28, 2006
© Feature Article, Feathers of Fall, Florida Today, October 14, 2006
© Article and photos, Nature’s Exquisite Exterminators – Dragonflies, Florida Gardening, Oct/Nov 2006
© Article, Living Landscapes: Garden Ponds…., Spaces Magazine, Sept/Oct 2006
© Article, Exercising Their Right to Have Fun, About Me (Florida Today), September 2006
© Article and photos, Zen and the Art of Zero Lotline Landscaping, Florida Gardening, Aug/Sept 2006
© Feature Article, Wonderful Waterscapes, Spaces Magazine, July/August 2006
© Article, Champion Firebush is Focus of Native Landscape, Florida Wildlife, May/June 2006
© Feature Article and photos, Feast Your Eyes on Butterflies, Florida Today, June 10, 2006
© Feature Article and photos, Huts Add Tropical Flair, Florida Today, May 20, 2006
© Article and photos, Telling the Good Guys from the Bad Guys, Florida Gardening, Jun/Jul 2006
© Article, Garden Getaways, Spaces Magazine, May/June 2006
© Feature Article, Nature’s Colorful Curiosities, Florida Today, May 6, 2006
© Feature Article, Light Up The Night Right, Florida Today, April 1, 2006
© Article, Private Paradise, Spaces Magazine, March/April 2006
© Article,10 Things You Can Do Right at Home to Help Conserve Fish and Game,Florida Sportsman,Feb.06
© Essay, Depth of a Fisherman, Florida Wildlife, January/February 2006
© Feature Article and photos, Gifts for Green Thumbs, Florida Today, December, 10, 2005
© Feature Article and photos, Trees of Christmas Past, Florida Today, December 3, 2005
© Article and photos, Keeping a Wildlife Habitat Journal, Florida Wildlife, November/December 2005
© Article, Tough Love for Your Landscape, SpaceCoast Living, November 2005
© Article and photos, Summer of the Hawks, Florida Wildlife, September/October 2005
© Article, Grandiose Gardens, Florida Today, October 8, 2005
© Article and photos, Grow Forth and Multiply: Passalong Plants, Florida Gardening, Oct/Nov 2005
© Article, Home Show has ‘Something for Everybody’, Florida Today, Sept. 17, 2005
© Feature Article and photos, This Garden Rocks, Florida Today, September 3, 2005
© Feature Article and photos, Sunflower Power, Florida Today, August 20, 2005
© Article, Waterwise Techniques Can Create Beautiful Landscapes, SpaceCoast Living, August 2005
© Article and photos, The 5 “F’s” Landscape, Florida Gardening, Aug/Sept 2005
© Feature Article and photos, Gardens with Gusto, Florida Today, July 16th, 2005
© Article, Hurricane Hummingbirds, Bird Watcher’s Digest, July/August 2005
© Feature Article and photos, Oh, Deer. Look Whose Coming to Dinner, Florida Today, June 11, 2005
© Feature Article, A Taste of the Exotic, Florida Today, April 23, 2005
© Feature Article and photos, Water, Wildlife and Works of Art, Florida Gardening, Apr/May 2005
© Feature Article, Passion Flowers Inspire the Masses, Florida Today, March 26th, 2005
© Feature Article and photos, Abuzz about Hummingbirds, Florida Today, February 26th, 2005
© Feature Article and photos, Cultivating Green Thumbs, Florida Today, February 12th, 2005
© Feature Article, The Sky’s The Limit With Today’s Treehouses, Florida Today, January 15, 2005
© Article, Replanting Scarred Landscapes, SpaceCoast Living, January 2005
© Feature Article, Front Porches Provide True Southern Comfort, Florida Today, January 1, 2005
© Feature Article and photos, Look What The Storm Blew In, Florida Gardening, Dec/Jan 2005
© Article, Florida Friendly Yards, Xeriscapes and Native Landscapes, Florida Gardening, Dec/Jan 2005
© Article, Look What The Storm Blew In, National Wildlife Federation Habitats, Winter 2004
© Feature Article, Low-Maintenance Landscaping, Florida Today, October 30, 2004
© Article, Gardening for Wildlife, Hometown News, October 15, 2004
© Feature Article, Knee Deep in Paradise, SpaceCoast Living, October 2004
© Article, Storm-weary Gardeners Refuse to Throw in the Trowel, Florida Today, October 2, 2004
© Article, Help Nature Make a Fresh Start, Hometown News, September 24, 2004
© Weekly Column, Project Backyard Brevard, The Eagle Weekly, June 24, 2004 – Sept. 2, 2004
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© Essay, Cat Woman Reforms for a Dog, Florida Today, November 20, 1999
© Essay, The Buzz on Yellow Jackets, Florida Today, August 14, 1999
© Essay, Home Building Really Takes Two, Florida Today, July 2, 1999
© Feature Article, Host Wildlife Garden Party, Florida Today, January 2, 1999
© Feature Article, Living in Luxury Began as a Labor of Love, Florida Today, November 14, 1998
© Feature Article, Call it “Show and Sell”, Florida Today, October 24, 1998
© Feature Article, Does a Funny Mailbox Mean You’re a Post ‘Card’?, Florida Today, Sept. 19, 1998
© Feature Article, Paradise Found…In Cocoa Beach, Florida Today, July 25, 1998
© Feature Article, Preferring the Petite, Florida Today, July 11, 1998
© Feature Article, Putter Away, Florida Today, June 20, 1998
© Feature Article, Watch ’em Grow, Florida Today, May 16, 1998
© Article, Passalong Plants a Friendly Way to Get Something for Nothing, Florida Today,  May 23, ’98
© Essay, Get Personal With Religion, Florida Today, April 3, 1998
© Feature Article, Flex Green Thumb All Year With Indoor Plants, Florida Today, February 21, 1998
© Essay, Clutter Contains Many Memories, Florida Today, December 5, 1997
© Essay, I Blame My Parents for My Life’s Joys, Florida Today, June 7, 1996
© Fiction, Voyeur for Hire, ComputorEdge Magazine, April 12, 1996
© Essay, Mistaking Love for Other Things, Florida Today, February 9, 1996
© Essay, Keeping Spirit Throughout the Year, Florida Today, December 22, 1995
© Article, How To Create Gifts From the Heart, Unity Magazine, December 1995
© Essay, Surf’s Always Up Despite the Waves, Florida Today, September 15, 1995
© Essay, Groups Offer Child-Care ‘Help’, Florida Today, August 19, 1995
© Essay, One Finds Love, Laughs, Life Within Self, Florida Today, August 9, 1995
© Essay, Into the Woods, Paradise Found, Florida Today, June 24, 1995
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