Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 09:23
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 06:37
This past Saturday evening, spring unfolded at The Corner Studio owned by Valerie Pellegrin. Bulbs were popping up in the front yard while bouquets of creativity were visually blooming inside. Artist Millicent Kang from Boulder, wearing a dress cut from cloth similar in palette to that which was exploding on her stretched canvases, cheerily greeted the opening reception’s array of guests.Read more: Millicent’s Magnificent Magic
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 06:08
“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 solitaryRead more: The Bees’ Needs
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 06:27
A new blood screening test for gluten sensitivity is being offered this year at the Lyons 9Health Fair, which will take place in the Lyons High School gym (100 McConnell Drive) on Saturday, April 20, from 7 a.m. to noon.
Gluten is a protein composite found in wheat and other grains, including barley and rye, as well as many processed foods. It gives elasticity to dough, helping it to rise and to keepRead more: New Gluten Sensitivity Test Offered At 9Health Fair
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 06:05
My high school years were filled with Elvis Presley; his music and movies. I loved the candid pictures of his naturally radiant smile rather than the sexy serious looks of promotional shots. Fans looked up to him because of his generosity to those less fortunate, or the gifts he gave to unsuspecting individuals. Once his Las Vegas days and concerts in later years included news of substance abuse, women, and more explicit gyrations, some fans dropped away, including me. Still, I grieved upon hearing of his early death. So the only place IRead more: Memphis, Elvis, And Graceland
Published on Thursday, March 21 2013 06:23
Spring Break is just around the corner, which means revealing your abdominal muscles that have probably been well hidden over the winter months. Toned abdominal muscles are a multi million dollar business in our society. So why can’t just a couple of more crunches everyday solve your problems? Let’s explore why.
Crunches don’t target the entire abdominal area. They focus on the middle of the abdominal wall, but neglect the obliques and much of the crucial back strength. Additionally, your lower abdominals or rectus abdominus is often hard to isolate during a traditional crunch. So essentially the crunch is only doing half of the work that your core needs.Read more: The Core
Published on Monday, March 18 2013 03:17
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