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|Moorpark: Water Usage and Irrigation Systems||6/27/2015|
|Vegetable Gardening with Less Water - Thousand Oaks Library||6/27/2015|
|Waterwise Gardening 101 - Thousand Oaks Library||7/25/2015|
Mark Winston to Relate Lessons from the Hive
Posted 5/27/2015 - Lessons from the hive! Sound familiar? Honey bee scientist and noted author Mark Winston will speak on “Bee Time: Lessons from the Hive” at a special seminar hosted by the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology on Friday, June 5...
A Little Wind Beneath His Wings
Posted 5/26/2015 - It was windy enough to trigger a small craft advisory. Yet here comes a flameskimmer dragonfly (Libellula saturata) around noon on Monday, Memorial Day, circling our little bee garden. He chases a few flying insects around and then perches on a bamboo...
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