21 Nov 2021

6 Alternatives to the Poinsettia

The poinsettia is often thought of as the iconic Christmas plant, but not everyone loves the showy and difficult to care for plant. If its not your idea of holiday decorating, we have  alternatives to the poinsettia.  Decorate your home with these vibrant, lush and easy to care for plants that are sure to make your home merry and bright.

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09 Jun 2021

Backyard Chickens

In full disclosure - we started keeping chickens before keeping chickens during Covid was cool. Here at Calgo we already knew the benefits of the backyard fowl before chickens became the unexpected pet of the pandemic. The surprising trend of tending chickens came from the unease about food security coupled with new stay at home stay away from work policies. New lifestyles had people flocking to the hatcheries. But raising chickens is more than a pandemic past time and shouldn't be attempted without serious consideration.

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04 Dec 2020
Bee products

Bee Generous – The Joy of Gifting Bee-friendly Products

It's often said that this is "the most wonderful time of the year," but when it comes to finding the perfect gift for the people on your gift list, it can actually be the most stressful time of the year. We're here to help, however, with some wonderfully unique, sustainable, and oh-so-practical gifts that everyone on your gift list will love.

In this post, we're going to focus on some of our bee-friendly products that either give back to the community, help the environment, are made in the USA, are fair trade or are created by local artisans. Additionally, bee-friendly gifts help bring attention to the dire plight of honey bees. These are truly gifts that keep on giving—and who doesn't appreciate that?

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