The Buzz About Pollinators

February 20, 2018

Feed the workhorses responsible for our food production If not for bees and other pollinators, the world would starve. Those buzzing honeybees and bumblebees, colorful butterflies and quick-darting hummingbirds have a huge job to perform: pollinating plants that grow into the fruits and vegetables we eat and the blossoms we enjoy. But to get a bountiful crop to harvest, gardeners need to feed the pollinators. Dolores Savignano, climate change coordinator with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Division of Fisheries and Habitat Conservation, encourages people to make their landscapes pollinator-friendly. “Plant native plants and provide nesting sites,” she says. “Native pollinators are adapted and …

Aiming for Gold

February 20, 2018

The teenage weightlifter nicknamed Rocket dreams of Olympic competition At 4 feet 10 inches tall and about 100 pounds, 14-year-old Emma …

Fishing for Lifelong Memories

February 20, 2018

Most people have vivid memories of their first fishing trip. I remember mine, even its first moments: up before dawn, …

Angling for a Good Meal?

February 20, 2018

Traveling backroads by car—or creeks by boat—can yield good eats off the beaten path. Not always known to tourists, Florida’s …

Slow-Cooked Success

Crockpot Orange Ginger Chicken 3 chicken breasts or 5 to 6 thighs 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce 1 cup orange juice 1/3 cup honey 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger 1 to 2 cloves minced garlic 1/4 cup cornstarch Green onions, sliced Spray crockpot with cooking spray. Cut the chicken and …

Love by Chocolate

Mini Chocolate Cream Tarts 1¼ cups granulated sugar, divided ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa ¼ cup cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 cups nonfat milk 3 large eggs, separated 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/8 teaspoon cream of tartar 45 mini …

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