July 2018

“I am only one, but still I am one.

I cannot do everything, but still I can do something.

I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.”

—Helen Keller


ACTIVITIES (like planting, for instance–things you can do on a personal, local level)

For the Flying Things: The birds, the bees, and butterflies!


Gardening This Month:


  • Follow Color Us Empowered on Facebook where I share the best articles, videos, and other information about all aspects of gardening (among other things) that I can find.


July 14-25:

Save the Frogs Costa Rica Ecotour

  • Mission/Purpose: “will encompass the rainforest, cloud forest, volcanoes and an abundance of opportunities to find and photograph amphibians. Costa Rica has an incredible array of biodiversity, landscapes and ecosystems. Costa Rica is home to 205 known amphibian species all within a very small geographical area. There are lots of frogs to be found, making Costa Rica a perfect place for a SAVE THE FROGS! Ecotour. This family friendly ecotour has been designed to be fun, safe and interesting for travelers of all ages.”
  • For more information:


July 26:

  • ADA (American with Disabilities Act) Day
    • Celebrates the signing of the ADA, guaranteeing equal opportunity for the disabled.