Observer Todayhttp://www.observertoday.comTop Headlinesen-usSun, 20 Apr 2014 04:27:48 EDTSun, 20 Apr 2014 04:27:48 EDT Rica's natural world the natural world transforms with the changing of the seasons, we recognize the common signs of spring: Tundra Swans passing through on their migration north, Skunk Cabbage poking out of the swamps; ice melt pooling up or rushing by.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTPick your garden spot perfect garden spot is always on the other side of the fence, no matter where you try to garden.Sun, 20 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTA bird in the hand I was a child, I thought my family enjoyed playing cruel jokes on me every time we drove along Route 60 on the way to Grandma's house. "Look at the deer," they'd say. "Where? Where?" I'd respon.Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTConsider building a rain garden the morning of the blizzard in mid-March, the temperature was close to 30 degrees. I looked out into the fog and mist towards my full to overflowing ponds and wondered where the excess would go.Sun, 13 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDTApril Skies is behind the sun in relation to Earth and cannot be seen this month. Brilliant Venus appears as the morning "star" during April. It's hard to miss, low in the east-southeast at dawn. Mars reaches opposition on April .Sun, 6 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT