Posts Tagged ‘organic’

Listening to the Honeybees: Ban neurotoxins and plant bee-friendly flowers

This New Year marks a time when citizens around the globe celebrate the bountiful blue planet and the fruits of its earth. Yet, something just isn’t right. Worldwide we are entering into another consecutive year of hundreds of billions of dead Italian honeybees.

Is the honeybee trying to tell us something? Read the rest of this entry →


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01 2011

A New Year’s Resolution for Gardeners

We ♥ Mother Earth

Making Informed Choices About Gardening Practices and Products to Support a Healthy, Natural Environment

The new year often brings about a desire for change and personal reckoning. We make promises, resolutions and plans to better ourselves and the world around us. Over the past couple of years, many people have committed to building environmentally conscious, self-sufficient lives. As a result, gardening, particularly vegetable gardening, has re-emerged as a popular interest and hobby. Read the rest of this entry →


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12 2010

Plight of the Dwindling Honeybee

Dr. Reese

Each spring, during my childhood, I planted trees with my dad and my brother, and the bees always intrigued us. Last year, in late June, I finished “The Incomparable Honeybee;” I was cautiously optimistic that the overall death rate amongst honeybees was trending downward.

Just prior to the BP Deepwater Horizon blowout in the Gulf of Mexico on April 20, the overwinter and spring bee survey numbers from across our nation were released. The numbers were startling; our humble honeybees are sicker than ever. Read the rest of this entry →


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07 2010