I’m getting rid of Imidacloprid – Avoiding the Worst Neonicotinoid Insecticides

I'm often asked which products are OK and which should be avoided.  Hence the mnemonic in the title to help you remember I'm getting rid of Imidacloprid.  Say it three times out loud, and when you read the labels at the garden store you will remember:  I'm getting rid of Imidacloprid. When it comes to [...]

Decisions

The glorious spring weather propels the season forward and we struggle to keep up with nature's beck and call.  This last week the bees have been sitting out on their porch like it was August.  I can tell they are getting restless and want to expand their numbers.  If you are a beekeeper you are supposed to do something [...]

Spring Salad

Although much of the country is getting a premature heat wave, up here in the Pacific Northwest we are getting another rather cool wet spring for the third year in a row.  The garden is still too wet to cultivate in most areas.  However, last year's industry is still paying off.   I finally removed [...]