Category Archives: Gardening

A Gardening Sankalpa

In yoga philosophy, a sankalpa is a term that refers to a heartfelt desire, a solemn vow, an intention, or a resolve to do something.  It could be something like repeating a several malas of a mantra each day, performing … Continue reading

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Bee Safe Neighborhoods

Last night I attended a workshop put on by Bee Safe Boulder to talk about creating Bee Safe Neighborhoods.  The concept was developed by the Living Systems Institute in Golden, Colorado.  The goal is to get your neighbors to eliminate … Continue reading

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Weather or not

For Christmas, my wife got me a weather station that would allow me to monitor the weather in my yard through the internet.  It took me a while to figure out the best place to put it (roof, side yard, … Continue reading

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Signs of Spring

While my friends and fellow beeks are dealing with snow and cold in the Northeast, we are enjoying a bit of spring-like weather here in the West.  As we meteorologists say: “Trough (cold) in the East, Ridge (warm) in the … Continue reading

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The gift of gardening

When I was a kid growing up in Rhode Island, my dad had a vegetable garden in our backyard.  The most fun thing about that was in the fall after everything was harvested and it was just bare dirt.  My … Continue reading

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The most wonderful time of the year!

No, it’s not Christmas (sorry Andy Williams), it’s Springtime! For beekeepers, it’s a time of swarms, splits, new bees and hives.  For gardeners, it’s a time for cleanup, plantings, new gardens and watching the rebirth of nature. This year, I’m … Continue reading

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