Category Archives: Pollinators

Tomato Time At Last

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Midnight Snack tomatoes have little secrete stars The First Tomato Is Just So Delicious After the cold, windy spring, summer got off to a very slow start. In fact, there were a number of false starts before actually summery weather … Continue reading

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When Weather Wins

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A few stray blooms amid the snow and ice Holidays Happen When They Happen After a week of snowy gardens and icy roads, the rain comes as a very welcome relief. After stir crazy days of not being able to … Continue reading

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Protecting & Nurturing Native Bees

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Pollinator Garden, one year old and already flourishing On Beyond Honeybees As I was watering the year-old pollinator garden at the Senior Center this morning, I noticed over a dozen kinds of bees busy at work. That made me very … Continue reading

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Cottonwood Fluff Is Nothing To Sneeze At

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Cottonwood fluff is the snow of a la Nina June Fluffy Snow In June? Walking around our village yesterday, I noticed many people pointing at or playing with heaps of what looked like snow. It edged every planting bed and … Continue reading

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