Learn how the birds and bees are being affected by climate change, and what you can do to protect these vital creatures for a more vibrant and healthy ecosystem.
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Including pollinator-friendly plants in your garden attracts bees, butterflies, hummingbirds, beetles, and bats to provide fruits and seeds.
In case you have not heard, our bee populations are in big trouble. Experts from around the world have been reporting on declining bee populations across the world, and the disappearance of our winged friends. Bee populations help pollinate the majority of our food crops around the world, and without bees pollinating our crops, our […]
We all know Martha is the goddess of the home, but she is also quite the homesteader too. She has a beautiful farm in which she composts and grows organic vegetables, and she’s recently taken an interest in beekeeping. As we know, bees are vitally important to our ecosystem and our food supply. It was […]
Beyond Pesticides is an organization that not only highlights the dangers of chemical pesticides but offers non-toxic solutions. Formally known as the National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides, Beyond Pesticides has been around since 1981 educating the public on how pesticides impact our lives and the environment. On March 30-31 they will be holding the 30th National Pesticide Forum entitled Healthy Communities: Green solutions for safe environments at Yale University. Not to worry if you can’t get out to New Haven that weekend, here are a few things you can do to decrease your pesticide use.
Bees are disappearing. Here are helpful tips on keeping bees alive.
I just read an interesting piece on Sustainablog titled “Why I Decided to Keep Honeybees” and it was such a thought-provoking read for me I thought I’d share some of it here. I never would have considered keeping bees (I don’t think) but I have been concerned about the rapid decline of bees in recent […]
Many dads like to spend time out of doors, which equates to considerable sun damage for the skin. Many dads also indulge in a shave now and then, and the soaps and creams they use can contain abrasive ingredients that irritate the skin. These two things combined can leave your dad’s face in pretty poor […]