Category Archives: Bee Habitat

How To Go Organic

Bee Habitat featured in Edible Tahoe Magazine! DROPPING THE BOMB This spring, learn how to avoid using synthetic chemicals in your yard (and community), and why it’s important. WRITTEN BY NATASHA BOURLIN ILLUSTRATION BY LILY THERENS Particularly in the spring, a plethora of chemicals is used daily by everyone from landscape and construction company workers… Read More »

Bee Habitat

How to create a safe Bee Habitat in your own yard Step 1 to create a Bee Habitat Look for areas in your yard that can be left over grown and wild. Why? Honey bees, native sting-less bees and other friendly pollinators need safe places to hide from predators. They also need tall grasses to… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

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… Read More »

Become a Good Beekeeper – Jacqueline Freeman

Colony Collapse Disorder solved. Well, I guess it’s been solved all along. The organic beekeepers experienced little, if any colony collapse disorder. Happy bees. Jacqueline Freeman is the author of an upcoming book “Bees, the OTHER Way”. She points out the different strategies that conventional bee keepers might try to save their hives from colony… Read More »