Rock dust is used in organic agriculture to replenish minerals that have been removed from the soils when growing and removing vegetables and fruit. I tend to favor the addition of compost to our vegetable gardens since our soils are so low in organic matter and its derivatives.
Thousands of wheeling wonders around the valley are taking their daily commutes by bicycle. Agencies around Southern Nevada have added avenues to make it easier to incorporate bicycles into a healthy lifestyle, but they want riders to play it safe.
Garlic- or herb-infused oils that are contaminated with clostridium botulinum, the bacteria responsible for botulism, cannot be identified by smell, sight or taste, making it dangerous to bottle or store them at home.
After driving miles of remote desert road through the Mojave National Preserve, Californians are often surprised to come upon the Kelso Depot, where a railroad station large and elaborate enough to serve a small city sits virtually in the middle of nowhere. It serves as the primary visitor center for the preserve, has excellent museum displays and even offers a good place to get a light lunch.
Nerium oleanders might be more resilient than you think when it gets chilly. Once established, they don’t require a cover to shield them from cold.
It isn’t often a group of 7- and 8-year-old kids get the chance to play their favorite game in front of 5,000 screaming fans, but that’s what happened for 40 kids from the Las Vegas Ice Center’s Mite Division on April 2.
The Red Rock Audubon Society is looking for some extra eyes on the sky and allies on land thanks to a $15,000 grant. The society hopes to highlight the 226 varieties of birds that flock to Mount Charleston.
Summer camps across the Las Vegas Valley are already filling up. Offerings run the gamut from the outdoors and specialty camps to music and the arts.
The Mojave Desert is full of pictographs and petroglyphs and the Southern Nevada Rock Art Association is keen on learning of new finds and helping preserve already known ones.