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A climate-wary gardener in a very weird spring

We’re deep into spring – never mind the calendar – and it’s a weird one. At the close of March, my lawn is 4th of July green, some trees are blooming, most shrubs have leafed out, and my kids have already played in the sprinkler. It’s enough to make anybody happy! But if you think […] … learn more→

As Earth warms, plants and bees keep pace, study reports

As the warm temperatures of spring start a little earlier each year due to climate change, bees and plants are keeping pace, according to a new study. An analysis of bee collection data over the past 130 years shows that spring arrives about 10 days earlier than in the 1880s, and bees and flowering plants […] … learn more→