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EATING THANKSGIVING DINNER? THANK A WORM….AND A BEE.

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Have you heard of the thin brown line?  It refers to the fragile layer of top soil that feeds our entire planet.  People don’t realize just how tenuous the balance between productive and sterile land can be.  There are vast … Continue reading

RETHINK YOUR LAWN

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Grass lawns are on their way out of favour, they hurt biodiversity; require more water, weeding and fertilizer than alternatives. Lawns of grass are needless and quite frankly a little selfish in this day and age.  The concepts of lawns … Continue reading

WHAT ABOUT THE BEES?

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It’s been a long while since we’ve reviewed how our favorite little flying honey machines are doing in the scheme of life.  Much has changed, new studies now show without a doubt http://www.motherjones.com/tom-philpott/2012/03/bayer-pesticide-bees-studies that the declining pollinator populations are a … Continue reading

CREATE INSECT HABITAT WITH TRADITIONAL GARDENING METHODS

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   Traditional gardening methods are founded in the creation of soil through the use of zero tillage and mulch. Criticized by more conventional gardening factions, traditional First Nations gardens and gardeners were often considered to be “messy” or “lazy” for … Continue reading

IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BEES

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The relationship between Humans and Bees has been thousands of years in the making, and tragically looks like it will only take a few more to destroy.  Bee colonies all over the world are failing and have been for the … Continue reading