August Backyard Almanac - "I can't keep my eyes on the road!" By Lisa Johnson • Sep 1, 2017 Between the fall wildflowers, the 45 different kinds of goldenrod that grow in Minnesota and the blackberries, suffice it to say that when he's out driving, Larry Weber's attention is everywhere BUT the road! Backyard Almanac - "the difference between night and day" - literally By Lisa Johnson • Aug 11, 2017 Eclipse 2017/NASA Larry Weber says the difference between viewing a total eclipse and a partial eclipse is - literally - the difference between night and day. But if a trip to the totality isn't in your plans, there are lots of ways to enjoy the eclipse, stay safe and even a helpful list of places who might be able to set you up with good eclipse-viewing optics. Backyard Almanac - enjoying July's "calendar plant" By Lisa Johnson • Jul 28, 2017 ©Bryan French. Used with permission. Larry Weber's already looking forward to what he calls "Awesome August," but he's not done enjoying the cricket-sized little spring peepers, wood frogs and American toads yet, either. And milkweed and fireweed, he says, "own July." 7/31 Backyard Almanac with Larry Weber By Lisa Johnson • Jul 31, 2015 Mario Klingemann/Flickr Author and naturalist Larry Weber talks spiderwebs, continues to defend goldenrod from its undeserved reputation as an allergen, and warns against eating baneberry: "it is a bit nasty."