Articles by Doreen S Damm

Barks and Berries | Cindy’s Pets Strawberry Festival

The Story of Cindy’s Pets Cindy’s Pets contacted the Meals on Wheels Program in Pasco County to see where the organization could be beneficial. Organizers were told that Senior Citizens participating on Pasco County’s Meals on Wheels Program frequently had to give a portion of their food to their pets due to financial reasons, this group got together and decided…

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PASCO COUNTY OFFERS CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING

PASCO COUNTY OFFERS CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING PASCO COUNTY, PUBLIC INFORMATION   DECEMBER 16, 2016 NATURECOASTER@GMAIL.COM LEAVE A COMMENT Pasco County Recycling is reminding residents that they don’t have to trash their Christmas tree after the holiday season – they can recycle! “We put the trees through a chipper and use them for mulch,” said Pasco County Recycling Supervisor Jennifer Seney.  “Christmas tree mulch…



Living the Wild Life | Dear Deer – by Doreen S Damm

Dear Deer by Doreen S Damm   Dear Deer, While I enjoy nothing more than catching a glimpse of you passing through my lawn, PLEASE don’t eat my grass. And while I feel privileged to have you bring your fawn into my garden, PLEASE don’t nibble on my plants. If only it were that simple to keep these graceful animals…


Living the Wild Life | Oh Opossum – by Doreen S Damm

Oh Opossum by Doreen S Damm Oh Opossum, My first encounter with an opossum was investigating a scratching sound on the ceiling over my bed. “Oh goody, rats!” I thought. So out came the ladder and up into the attic crawl space I went. After moving the Christmas decorations out of the way, my flashlight caught the glow of two…



Living the Wild Life | Rockin’ at the Rookery – By Doreen S Damm

Rockin’ at the Rookery      by Doreen S Damm   Spring has sprung and with our mild winter, many of us have already visited our local nurseries. Well, there is one nursery you may have overlooked. While there are plenty of plants, it is not that kind of nursery.  This little known nursery is in the heart of Port…