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home burglaries occur ever 14 seconds... this article discusses what burglars look for when they choose homed to rob, and some of the things that people can do to keep their home and home office safe.
This article will briefly touch on the genetics of angelfish and how to tell different sub-species apart. It will also discuss physical attributes and quality attributes of species, or what makes a beautiful fish and what makes a not-so-beautiful fish. Further, the article will discuss breeding, how to sex fish, breed them, and care for their fry. Includes information on what to feed fry, how to rear fry, and how to set up a breeding program for profit.
This a how-to guide for building a culinary herb garden.The article discusses uses of herbs and how to plant them.
This is an article that looks at other pollinators that should be encouraged within gardens. The goal of this article is to increase the awareness of colony collapse within honeybee populations and provide home gardeners with other options for crop pollination.
This is an article that looks at vegetables from around the world. Food is a great way to break down social barriers. Here in America where we have such an international presence within communities that it is nice to be able to relate to our neighbors. Growing Vegetables from other cultures and learning how to use them... that is what this article is about.
This is a basic summary of the blue ring octopus and includes their habitat, feeding methods, life cycle, and information about their toxicity.
This is an article that profiles four butterflies around the San Francisco Bay Area that are endangered. The article talks a great deal about what local habitat is and how each of us as individuals can do our part, regardless of where we are, in preserving habitat.
A beginning guide to spring gardening. A listing of chores, knowledge, and tips from a life long gardener. Includes pictures and video as tools of learning.
A listing and documentary on some of the worst natural disasters to occur within the United States. Includes video and text.
This is an article about genetic evolution, biodiversity and is exampled by the extinction process of the dinosaurs. Includes multiple short BBC videos.
This is an article that discusses biodiversity and biogeography with emphasis on the Channel Islands of California.
This is an article that talks about how to cook over open fire and without all of the fancy cooking utensils. The idea is to go back to our roots where foods were simpler and cooking was based on a sparse list of ingredients. Focus's on cooking during the expansion period of America's history. This article also talks about some of the ancient ways of cooking foods from countries such as China and Vietnam.
This is a hub about how to avoid getting bitten by spiders. Spiders are mostly non-poisonous but some can be deadly. This hub looks at spiders in our homes and talks about which ones are good to keep around.
A descriptive article about two green terror cichlids that I keep. Both are blind due to genetic defect but are still quite beautiful and very affectionate. Includes a care guide and food guide.
A deeper look into Lichen as an organism. Its crafty, bold, and it will out live you.
This is an article that gives a light overview of what marshes are. Talks about their importance to humans. This is also a very brief catalog of typical marsh and saltwater marsh inhabitants.
This is an overview of the Dahlia flowers that are available to gardeners the world over. This article offers the benefits that the Dahlia. There is also an overview of the different types of blossoms available too.
This is an introduction to dragonflies as a species with historical context and features the variegated meadowhawk. Includes fossilized records as means of comparison.
A How-To Articles that shows and teaches gardeners how to plant plants in a strawberry pot. This hub also includes pictures and video a teaching aids.
This article talks about the concept of making quality meals that cost less then a dollar to make. A guide on how to shop by price and find quality.
A short overview of the beneficial aspects of the large California carpenter bees.
An overview of the life and benefits of this butterfly. Includes photos and video.
A short descriptive article about The Daring Jumping spider. Phidippus Ausax is the scientific name of this spider. This is a beneficial spider.
A moderate article that provides information on basic landscaping. The article is geared to smaller projects and for beginning and middle level gardeners. Includes photos.
This is a how-to article that shows people how to dehydrate tomatoes using an electric dehydrator.
This is a hot-to Article that shows people how to build a lizard habitat in their garden or yard. It gives some information about why lizards are important. This article has been updated with a year-later visitation and new photographs of how the project has aged.
This is an article that discusses the black widow spider, the family of widow spiders and the length of their lives. It also discusses the habits and benefits of these spiders.
This is an article that discusses the Black and Yellow garden spider. It discusses the fact that is harmless to humans and beneficial to the garden.
Harlequin bugs and the devastation they can bring to the garden. How to control Harlequin bugs, Harlequin beetles and Cabbage beetles.
This is an article that discusses the use of plants as texture and not simply as flowers. How to build interesting color when plants are not blooming.
This is a how-to article that teaches people how to remove Bermuda Grass organically.
This is an article that talks about the negative benefits of feeding live goldfish and guppies to other fish.
A basic how to guide to composting, includes the benefits of compost for a garden. The article talks about how to compost, why we compost and what the reward is for using compost.
This is an article that talks about the care of synspilum cichlids. Includes tips on decorating a tank, care and maintenance, and food for these beautiful fish.