Monthly Archives: May 2016

Plant, and They Will Come

How can we help our pollinating wildlife? If everyone added just a few native plants to their yard it would make a big difference to help bees, butterflies, and birds stay healthy. I love spring plants and love the bees, butterflies and birds … Continue reading

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Add Biodiversity, from MPCA

Planting natives for beauty & biodiversity If each of us does a little bit, we can make a BIG difference! Below is from the Minnesota Pollution control. View on their website here Turf grass lawns require lots of maintenance—watering, the … Continue reading

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If You Love The Lake!

Minneapolis is a city of lakes. “Walking the lake” is a big deal for most of us, and the lakes are magnets for people from all over the Twin Cities metro area and state. I am impressed with this educational campaign … Continue reading

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What Have We Done To Our Water?

This morning I was walking a bridge crossing the Big Blue River in Nebraska.  Never have I seen a river so full of sediment!  The name “Big Blue” was full of irony for me.  I know many of the local water sources … Continue reading

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A Win-win for Pollinators and People

How can you help our pollinators? Our pollinators are struggling to survive.  There are things we can do in our yards to help pollinators. The mono-culture of perfect green turf grass lawns does nothing to help our struggling pollinators. I have … Continue reading

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30 Day Challenge

Healthy Planet=Healthy People This is the best 30 day challenge ever! Spend 30 minutes outside everyday for 30 days. “Want to feel healthier, happier and more peaceful? Add a daily dose of nature to your routine. Most of us spend … Continue reading

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