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.
What is seasonal eating? Eating seasonally means you are eating the freshest local food. It's purchasing and consuming the fruits and vegetables that are locally grown at their prime time of harvest. (It's extra special if it's grown in your own garden.) The produce will be simply delicious and fresh because it's picked when it's at its best.
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.
Growing a garden with your children is more than just planting seeds. When you make planting a garden
a family event, you reap more than just vegetables. There are so many benefits to teaching your
children how to create a garden and here’s our top five reasons to get planting with your kids.
And we experienced that first hand when our community came out to support Art in the Garden on Saturday, April 24. The 65+ artists in attendance were amazing, and we couldn't believe the steady flow of patrons! We were also graced with a beautiful day; the weather was absolutely perfect.
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?