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Reno Patagonia : Free Organic Food, Learn Local Composting too!

Past Event  The composting event was a HUGE success with over 84 people who showed up to learn how to compost in their own homes and communities… Patagonia is hosting an event tonight to help promote composting in Northern Nevada.   I’m excited to see their new digs in downtown Reno. *New address is: Address: 130 […]

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Poisonous Plants and How To Eradicate Them

Right now, there are common weeds lurking in your local park, school and back yard that could maim, scar and even kill you. How many times have you picked a flower from a tree, shrub or wild plant out in nature? Did you know that some wild plants have enough toxins to kill you within […]

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Poison Hemlock Can Kill You in 3 Hours or Less

Poison Hemlock is spreading fast across the country. Organic land advocates have warned that over use of synthetic fertilizers, weed killers and other chemicals to control weeds will in fact cause an epidemic of toxic weeds and even herbicide resistance in very toxic plants. Dorostkar Park in Reno Nv Closed because of Storm Damage and […]

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Flower Bouquets Toxic For Your Health

Did you know that ALL flowers, plants and bouquets that you purchase from local and national florist are toxic for your health as well as detrimental to the survival of all pollinators…unless, they are USDA Certified Organic Or Biodynamic Certified. Who would want to give someone they loved a bouquet of toxic roses or lilies? […]

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Beekeeping – The Truth Shall Set Us Free

Spring welcomes our daydreams and longings to bee outside in the blossoming landscape. Trees budding with pollen, fragrance and color, inspire a warm feeling of love for all life. The warm, teasing’s of what Summer will bring (hopefully sooner than later) remind me of my childhood days, playing in the forests of Eastern Tennessee, running […]

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Organic Yards – 10,000 Mini Pollinator Sanctuaries

Is your yard grown organically? Chances are, probably not. Did you know that all of the plants, seeds, trees, shrubs, flowers, soil and compost you that you buy for your yard contains pesticides and other chemicals that you cannot “wash” off? That’s right! Neonicotinoids are pesticides that last up to 13 years on plants that […]

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Bee Documentary – Pollinator Activist Shares Her Secret to Saving the bees

SANDY ROWLEY: THE BEE LADY OF RENO News Source : http://www.respectfulrevolution.org/#/road/videos/sandy_rowley_bee_lady_reno February 14, 2017 • Reno, NV It’s not everyday that a citizen, however concerned and dedicated, can get any level of power – public or private – to change course, even when it’s a matter of the common good. Meet the incredible Sandy Rowley, […]

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Pollinator Corridors Education Course

  Sandy Rowley shares her plan to open an online web course to teach home owners how to use organic best practices on their yards, playgrounds and public shared spaces. One Million Cups is a weekly entrepreneurial program occurring in more than 70 cities across the nation, including Reno, Nevada. Each week we showcase two […]

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10,000 Organic Lawns in Reno

Join me at 1 Million Cups on February 15th @ 9 am, to learn about our most exciting project to help create 10000 homes as organic pollinator corridors in Washoe County. Free coffee and treats served. Learn how we are helping to create 10,000 organic front & back yards throughout Reno Nevada. Located at Swill […]

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Call Your Local Garden Shop Time!

“Float like a butterfly, Sting like a bee.” Muhammad Ali Unless you have been living under a rock this year… SURELY you have heard that the honey bees are in serious danger of extinction. Sounds a little scary huh? Did you know that it is just not honey bees that are fighting to survive? Honey Bees are […]