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  • A bountiful crop of agri-lit sprouts

    A bountiful crop of agri-lit sprouts
    On my desk, books stacked as tall as a bantam rooster celebrate backyard chicken coops in suburbia, rooftop gardens in Queens and a dairy farm on Washington state's Vashon Island. They're filled with photos of people caressing bunnies, nuzzling horses,...
  • Word Play: Where the Wild Things still are

    Word Play: Where the Wild Things still are
    The idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think. For...
  • Cash-Strapped City Fines NY Man For Not Watering His Beehive

    Cash-Strapped City Fines NY Man For Not Watering His Beehive
    In what is perhaps a sign of the cash-strapped times, the City fined a Douglaston man two thousand dollars for not watering his beehive. "When I got the fine, I though it was a mistake. Then I read it and thought, "the City is giving me a fine for not...
  • July 25: Midday Fix - Attracting Honey Bees

    July 25: Midday Fix - Attracting Honey Bees
    Bee Walk and Talk in the Garden Saturday, August 20 11:00 a.m. First Floor Garland Room Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St. and in the Lurie Garden www.luriegarden.org Tips: Plant at least five plants of one variety to attract bees and supply...
  • Horse Killed by Swarm of Bees in Riverside, Owner Hospitalized

    Horse Killed by Swarm of Bees in Riverside, Owner Hospitalized
    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A horse was killed, and its owner was hospitalized, after a swarm of bees attacked them in Riverside. It happened in the Arlanza neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The horse's owner was treated for numerous bee stings at an...
  • Berenstain Bears remain faithful

    The Berenstain Bears, author Mike Berenstain is quick to admit, are late adopters. Brother Bear and Sister Bear are more likely to play a game of hopscotch than Angry Birds. And tweeting doesn't appear to have arrived in Bear Country as of yet. "We deal...
  • University of Maryland launches beehive project in city cemetery

    University of Maryland launches beehive project in city cemetery
    An overgrown graveyard downtown, where some of Baltimore's early historical figures rest in walled isolation, buzzes now with new life. Just inside the locked gate of Old St. Paul's Cemetery on Martin Luther King Boulevard, honeybees zip in and out of...
  • For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options

    For Rosh Hashanah, honey, you have options
    It doesn't matter whether you were born in Brooklyn or Borneo — if you're Jewish you'll probably include honey on your shopping list for Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, which begins on the evening of Sept. 28. Like most Jewish holidays, Rosh...
  • The God Squad: Apples, honey are like our body and soul

    Question: Why do Jews eat apples dipped in honey as their special New Year food? — S., Huntington, N.Y. Answer: Every religious tradition finds some way to eat something sweet. Apples and honey are like chocolate Easter bunnies or the candy-...
  • Datebook

    Sunday, Sept. 11 Memorial walk The Freestate Happy Wanderers Volksmarching Club will sponsor a "9/11 Memorial Walk" at Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. Walk starts between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and ends by 4 p.m. Commemorative signs and...
  • 'Red velvet' ants aren't so sweet

    My friend and I both saw a bright red fuzzy insect on the ground. Never saw anything like it before! She thinks it's an ant, but I think it's a wasp. What say you? Red velvet ants are wasps, but the females are wingless and that's why they look like ants...