Articles Tagged as: bees

March 16, 2018

Spring Guest Post by Christy Erickson

Note: Thank you, again to Christy – during this season of the Dandelion, she has offered a special piece on remembering early spring foraging foods for the bees in our landscapes. How You Can Be A Bee-Friendly Gardener It’s never too soon to start planning your garden for next spring. You want the best for Read More

August 28, 2017

Guest Post! Creating A Garden To Save The Bees: How To Get Started

While bees are viewed as pests by many people, there’s actually quite a lot to like about these small creatures; for one thing, they play a huge role in much of the food we eat, from pollinating fruits and veggies like broccoli, apples, and peaches to ensuring that the animals we consume have enough to eat. Now that they’re facing dangers such as pesticides, habitat loss, and disease, the bee population has steadily dwindled in recent years, to an alarming degree. But what can we do to help?

March 2, 2017

Waking from Hibernation

My little bit of earth is greening, slowly, which sprouts all kinds of ideas, goals, resolutions – much like New Year’s Eve and Day do for many. I never have really connected with the concept of self-improvement or renewal at the Gregorian calendar New Year, but in late winter, when days start getting longer and Read More