6 Ways to Promote Pollinators in the Garden

Treehugger recently posted this video on beekeeping. After sitting though some excellent but long and technical NOFA workshops on pollinators, I really appreciated finding this brief, straightforward intro to share with clients and colleagues. Sonoma County beekeeper Serge Labesque discusses the composition of a hive, threats to modern bees, and the benefits of beekeeping. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbHh_BxBzgQ&feature=player_embedded] In addition to providing delicious honey, bees are among the most efficient and flexible pollinators for our food crops.  Want…

November Events

As the landscaping season winds down, there are many opportunities to start dreaming and planning for next year.  Imagine a space that will nourish the body and soul, while reducing utility bills! Healing Spaces:  The Science of Place and Well-Being – Sunday, Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. Trinity Church (Copley Square), Boston.  Ester M. Sternberg, M.D., National Institutes of Health, will explore how surroundings—a theme park, concert hall, cathedral, labyrinth or garden—can trigger or reduce…