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  • Christmas gift ideas: Makeup, perfume, lotion, candles and bath products

    Christmas gift ideas: Makeup, perfume, lotion, candles and bath products
    The holidays are a season of beauty — if the abundance of offerings related to looks is any indication. We've culled the outpouring to bring gift-givers some ideas in a range of prices for a variety of pretty predilections. Don't be surprised if...
  • Natural Perspectives: A yard certified for birds, bees and butterflies

    One of the pleasures that Vic and I enjoy at our home is feeding birds and providing a place where bees and butterflies are welcome. As wild areas shrink due to development, habitat for birds and other wildlife disappears. We do what we can in our yard to...
  • Petunias are reliable bloomers in the summer garden

    Petunias are reliable bloomers in the summer garden
    The pink petunias your grandmother planted are not the same petunias that you now find at garden centers. Today's petunias are tougher, standing up to summer's hot and dry conditions — and to busy lifestyles with fewer hours to garden....
  • Tour Shows Off Seattle's Coolest Coops

    Tour Shows Off Seattle's Coolest Coops
    When it comes to Seattle tours... you might think of a nighttime walk under Pioneer Square or hitting the water on one of those tour boats on wheels. But a tour planned for Saturday will give new meaning to the term "Duck Tour". On Saturday, Seattle...
  • Swarms of activity deserve respect, fascination

    Over the past few weeks we have had two or three honeybee swarms here at the nursery. If you are an avid gardener or outdoor enthusiast, you're probably accustomed to bee swarms, especially during this time of the year. At the nursery, these swarms...
  • Couple describes terrifying attack by bee swarm

    Couple describes terrifying attack by bee swarm
    A husband and wife, who were hospitalized from multiple bee stings this week said the bees were three times larger than the average bee. Jim and Toni Elliot have started to recover after being stung dozens of times by a swarm of aggressive bees at...
  • The buzz on bugs

    The buzz on bugs
    Summer is the time to enjoy the outdoors. There's the sun, the camping, the backyard crab feasts, and unfortunately, there's also the pests. Mosquitoes, ticks, bees and hornets can make themselves uninvited guests at outdoor gatherings and activities,...
  • Our Readers Write: Hahamongna should be kept as haven

    Re: Piece of Mind column, "Giving fields a sporting chance," July 15. Many of us — hikers, runners, walkers, bicyclists, equestrians, artists, scientists, children, families — go to Hahamonga because we need wild spaces, unpredictable...
  • Dog wins award for eating beehive

    Dog wins award for eating beehive
    A San Diego dog that ate a beehive after it had been sprayed with poison won an award for the most unusual pet health insurance in the country, contest officials announced Thursday. Ellie, a Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., was among a dozen pet...
  • It's A Gray Area: Promote our heritage

    My column on July 5, 2009, cited the Heritage Museum of Orange County as being a gem, but one that needed more attention and polishing. Since then, I have accepted a position on its board of directors and have been rolling up my sleeves with polishing...
  • Dave Miska

    Dave Miska
    Dave Miksa of Groveland is saving the world — one queen bee at a time. Miksa, 66, breeds queen bees. He is one of about 50 specialists who are maintaining the endangered bee population by providing thoroughbred royalty to raise colonies. Though...