The Mequon Nature preserve recently shared this link on their Facebook page. It’s a link to a sobering story, one that speaks of the destruction of bee and butterfly populations all over the world. Fortunately, if you have a yard, you can help. As your thoughts start turning to your spring garden you can think about planting native plants. Many people focus on pesticides as the culprit for insect loss. But loss of habitat is also playing a huge role in the decline of these populations. That means reversing the hegemony of chemically green lawns. “If you’ve got..
The Shady Lane Greenhouse in Menomonee Falls offers a lot of fun events and seminars throughout the year. One of those is coming up on November 30th. At 2:00 pm you can attend a wreath making class. Make your own, personalized Christmas wreath with fresh greens. For this class you’ll need to bring your own pruning sheers and gloves. While you’re attending the wreath making class your children can attend the “Children’s Swag Decorating Class” at the very same time. Shady Lane provides all of the materials for this class. The Children’s Swag Decorating class will help kids make handmade..
On November 23rd you can join the Hog in Hart Park at 12:00 noon on a 5K run to raise money for Prostate Cancer. Everyone’s invited to come run in costume, and there will be awards for the best costumes–and the best mustaches! They even have non-runner costume awards so that you can have a chance to participate even if you aren’t a runner yourself. You can choose to run as an individual or as a team. If you don’t have a team of your own you can even join the Hog’s Movember Team. They’re trying to get the largest..