Janet Jackson (singer) was born on this day in 1966. Jim Henson (creator of The Muppets) died on this day in 1990.
Keeping Chickens Safe
When I am asked what the most difficult aspect of raising backyard chickens is, without hesitation, I respond, “Keeping them safe from predators.” If you keep chickens long enough, eventually you’ll have a run-in with a predator.
Is your garden suffering from overall dullness? Do you envy your neighbor’s luscious landscape? Would you like to add a bit of bravura to your beds? If so, here are a 5 simple tips to help spice up your garden, patio or landscape.
Volcanoes: How to Measure Volcanic Eruptions
How do we determine the explosiveness of a volcanic eruption? Traditionally, the Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) helps us measure volcano activity in order to forecast future eruptions and predict how widely the damage could reach.
At one time, most lawns had at least some clover growing in them, with many consisting almost entirely of clover plants. Today, many lawn enthusiasts are trying to limit the use of pesticides and are again turning to clover.