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The snails and slugs love the winter moisture so be on the lookout for them especially just after you plant or transplant, but your chard and beet leaves will not be bothered by leafminers.
Plant an extra row or two! The Berkeley Crop Swaps are moving from every Monday evening to once a month on Saturdays mornings.
Bring your excess mustard greens or beet tops to exchange for another gardener's snow peas and collard greens or, maybe even mandarin oranges or Buddah's Ha
An online search for the most current info on Colony Collapse Disorder brings you straight to the
perpetrator, Bayer Corporation, right in our own backyard here in Berkeley. The headlines are alarming.. “Wikileaks Reveals to the World that EPA allowed the killing of Honeybees”; “Entire Food Chain Contaminated”; “New Research Should Nail the Coffin Lid Shut on a Toxic Bee-Killing Pesticide”; “Have Bees Become Canaries in the Coal Mine?” ...and rightfully so.
The world honey