Copyright Infringement and how you may unknowingly fall victim to it this Holiday shopping season.

Last week I found a site called pinsdaddy that steals thousands of artists images from the internet and lists them on their websites (multiple websites) as free downloadable creative commons images. 99.9% of the images on their sites are not however free downloadable content. They steal from artists, give away our work and make their money from advertising. So - they are GIVING away small, poor quality screen grabs of artist's work and make money from advertising.

Dwarf Japanese Maple in Fall Color

This Dwarf Japanese Maple is over a small water feature that migrating birds use a lot.

Dwarf Japanese Maple in beautiful fall color

Mountain Bluets in Bloom

Goldfinches love the seeds of Mountain Bluets!

The Voracious Beneficial Ladybug

Ladybugs are useful in the garden.

They feed on aphids and other sap feeders to protect gardens from the damage those insects can do. Many cultures cherish ladybugs seeing them as a symbol of good luck.


A Wildlife Garden Bed

House Wrens, Chickadees and Woodpeckers live in or around this bed. 

Cedar Waxwings feast on mulberries behind it.