Category: Gardening

How can you help the bees?

Have you ever considered what the world would be like without bees?  I have to admit I never gave it much thought until I attended a presentation about native bees at my garden club. There are 4000 bee species in the U.S. and in the state of California we have 1500 species.  We rely on […]

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Buying locally grown food may be healthier

Did you know that after fresh fruits and vegetables have been picked they start to decay?  This means the longer food needs to travel to get to your kitchen the more precious nutrients are lost. The term is called respiration.  After the fruit or vegetable has been picked it continues to breath and break down.  […]

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