Monthly Archives: March 2014

Climate Data Slapping Us in the Face!

Yes, it has been a hard winter for most of us in North America. Drought, heavy snow, and the Polar Vortex all have contributed. Minnesota has experience the 6th coldest meteorological winter on record and Wisconsin the 5th coldest. Yet … Continue reading

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World Water Day, What can you do?

Living in the land of Ten Thousand Lakes and having a love affair with Lake Superior, I know first hand that clean water is important!  I think of the West Coast of the United States and their severe drought every … Continue reading

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Big Question: Do Plants Contain Neonicotinoids?

I am a firm believer in Education, and thank the media for making an issue of the loss of our bees.  News today that two major garden stores/growers, Bachmans and Gertens, in the Twin Cities will not use neonicotinoids on … Continue reading

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What You Can Do to Help Bees and Other Pollinators

It seems crazy to be talking about pollinators as another Polar Vortex hits Minnesota, but I really liked the below post on “10 things You Can Do To Help Bees.”  Also, the thought of flowers makes us happy!! I consider myself … Continue reading

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