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Celebrating the Awesome Bat

Bats are hard at work around the world, fulfilling tasks that are vital to healthy ecosystems and human economies. Many of the more than 1,200 bat species consume vast amounts of insects, including some of the most damaging agricultural pests. Others pollinate countless plants, ensuring the production of fruits that support local economies, as well… Continue reading Celebrating the Awesome Bat

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Celebrating the Ladybug

Ladybirds are generally considered useful insects and one of the greatest allies of the farmer and the gardener as many species feed on aphids or scale insects, which are pests in gardens, agricultural fields, orchards, and similar places. They are nature’s own ‘pest’ controllers and are more effective than poisonous chemicals. Their bright colour and… Continue reading Celebrating the Ladybug

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Celebrating the Honey Bee

Forget about honey, pollen and royal jelly. Just think of a world without beans, tomatoes, onions and carrots, not to mention the hundreds of other vegetables, oilseeds and fruits that are dependent upon bees for pollination. And the livestock that are dependent upon bee-pollinated forage plants, such as clover. No human activity or ingenuity could… Continue reading Celebrating the Honey Bee

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Create Beautiful Things with Color and Texture

The hottest new trend in fiber, Skeinys, mini skeins. Skeinys are absolutely ideal to add the perfect finishing touch to your artwork as well as creating small project like small toys, yarn jewelry, ornaments, doll clothes and so much more. Set your imagination free. Try incorporating lots of different Skeinys in different colors and texture… Continue reading Create Beautiful Things with Color and Texture