MASON BEES, AND LEAFCUTTER BEES, AND HONEY BEES, OH MY!

We Can Save The Bees

Organic vs. Synthetic Systems

Gardening using Nature’s systems is better than any system man can create.

Carbon — A Garden Blessing and a World Curse

Life on Earth depends on Carbon. In our gardens, it is a blessing but released into our atmosphere and it can be a curse.

As goes Agriculture, so too Horticulture…

Hats off to our organic farmers!

What to do about Tent Caterpillars…

Biological control of Tent Caterpillars can be an effective means to knock back these voracious feeders.

Frenemies… The Good and Bad of Bacteria

Bacteria, our friend and our enemy. We can’t live without them and understanding how to promote the good ones is key to our health and a healthy planet.

Planet Health Parallels People Health

There is an interesting series at NPR on microbes in our bodies and how they affect people health (http://www.npr.org/series/218987212/microbiome). A quick except I found fascinating: “There are 10 times more cells from microorganisms like bacteria and fungi in and on our bodies than there are human cells.┬áScientists increasingly think that these microorganisms have a huge […]