As another month of “Stay Home Stay Healthy” wraps up, we hope you’re finding your rhythm and maybe even some joy in exploring new ideas for living well in the confines of home and your local neighborhood. Many of us have learned how easy it is to plant a seed, make a sourdough starter, or build a birdhouse. We hope you enjoy these glimpses of our projects, our gardens and the natural diversions of our local neighborhoods in this month’s Institute photo round-up!
PROJECT PROJECTS PROJECTS!
How many ways can we stay creative and productive at home? Like you, Institute staff is trying them all: baking, building, organizing, pickling, cleaning, stacking, sorting, sewing and more. Tell us what you’re doing with your time at home in the comments below!
OUT IN THE Garden
Thank goodness the necessity of staying home has coincided with the planting season. There’s plenty to do outside, if the miracle of dropping seeds into soil and watching them grow is your thing—as it is for many Institute staffers!
Spring Wild flowers
No need to go far to spot one of these delightful wild flowers. A watchful eye will be rewarded with glimpses of bleeding hearts, red flowering currant, salmonberry, and more floral treasures like those pictured here, in neighborhood parks and green belts. Enjoy a full bouquet of our staff’s wildflower pics in A Guide to Spring Blooms in Cascadia.
Our Wild views
As leaf buds open sunward into sprays of that particularly fresh shade of green, our natural views are especially uplifting right now.
Thanks for coming along on this photo round-up! As always, we invite you to share your own adventures with us—please reach out to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and your pics just might appear in our next round up!
Such amazing pics! Thanks for sharing this with us. It felt like my sheltered world expanded a bit! I especially like the one with the littlest lumberjack!