Monthly Archives: June 2016


27

Jun 2016

When Ticks Attack

You know that bugs can be disturbing, if their mission is to bite you and drink your blood they become much more than disturbing. You can find ticks throughout America. Here in California we have several species which will gladly bite humans including; the American Dog Tick, the Brown Dog Tick, and the Western Blacklegged tick. If you are bit by a tick, biggest problem...

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20

Jun 2016

Beneficial Insects in Your Garden

After you’ve spent countless hours slaving in your garden, coaxing those tiny plants to thrive and keeping those evil weeds out, finding insects amongst your plants might put you on the defense. The last thing you want after pouring all that TLC into your garden is for a hungry insect to devour all that work. Hold on though, before you reach for the insecticide, some...

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13

Jun 2016

Fathers that turn the table on Mother Nature

When you think of Mother Nature, you can easily realize that she doesn’t always produce the best fathers. If Mother Nature put on a Father’s Day celebration it would look more like a dead beat dad counseling session. Take the grizzly bear for instance. Male grizzly bears are opportunistic feeders. They will eat anything from grass to dead fish and that includes grizzly cubs. There...

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06

Jun 2016

The Basics of Beekeeping

Perhaps you have thought about owning bees. The idea of going out into your yard dressed as a beekeeper to collect sweet golden honey has its appeal. Honey, if stored correctly, can have a shelf life that will last for centuries. Backyard beekeeping is becoming more and more popular. Before you jump in, here is a little bit of information that you might want to...

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