Tag Archive | pesticides

the buzz, as of late…

I’m not sure if any of you out there have noticed it, but there have been tons of news articles over the last couple of weeks that discuss the state of bees on our planet.  From pesticides to  colony losses and potential food issues, bees are taking centre stage in the news and hopefully the […]

drink up, plants…

drink up, plants…

Wheeeeeeeeee it’s raining!  And we managed to get our rain barrels set up just in time for Calgary’s most recent downpour – 63 mm of water over the last 5 days has given us over twice the amount of rainfall we need to fill both of the two barrels we have set up in the […]

look for the ladybug

look for the ladybug

After spotting a number of cute ladybug signs around our neighbourhood, proudly proclaiming their yard homes to be pesticide free, I went about trying to see how we could find a sign for our own yard. I learned that these signs are part of a great initiative by the City of Calgary called Healthy Yards.  The Healthy […]