Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 15:23
Spring is here, which means it’s time to slip those green thumbs into some gardening gloves.
And if you want to feel truly good about what you grow, consider upgrading your garden to be more planet-friendly.
Here are some ideas to consider:
Grow Your Own Dinner
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 12:08
“The Bees’ Needs: A Native Pollinator Citizen Scientist Project” will be presented by University of Colorado Museum of Natural History’s Citizen Scientist Coordinator Alexandra Rose, Ph.D., and Entomology Collections Manager Virginia Scott at 7 p.m., on Thursday, March 21, at the University of Colorado Museum of Natural History.
Dr. Rose and Ms. Scott are looking for people who are interested in becoming “citizen scientists,” to assist them in monitoring and documenting the nesting habits of native bees.
This presentation will talk both about the research project and give a general introduction to the native bees most common in Boulder County. Scott explains, “These are solitary
Published on Thursday, March 14 2013 09:03
Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado fish is featured in the Asian Style Ceviche recipe.
Published on Monday, March 18 2013 09:17
Each month, the Colorado Department of Agriculture features a different commodity to highlight the variety and quality of products grown, raised or processed in the state. This month, Colorado honey is featured in the Champagne Honey Vinaigrette recipe.
There are 31,000 bee colonies in Colorado producing nearly 2 million pounds of honey every year. The approximately 60,000 bees in a beehive may collectively travel as much as
Published on Thursday, January 24 2013 14:29
By Kheli Mason, The Handy Woman LLC
We all open so many things throughout the day: doors, drawers, email (some snail mail), bank accounts, cans of worms, or eyes (sometimes). And among the various things we open very few require any special tools except perhaps a key or can opener. One thing that does get opened, as well as closed, sometimes several times in a day is the garage door. Nowadays, most seem to be equipped with garage door openers that also function as garage door closers (you could really play a chicken and egg thing with this in your head, since a door can’t be opened that isn’t first closed and vice versa).