Archive for March, 2011

Are chickens the new dogs? Lured by the promise of fresh eggs from humanely raised birds, growing numbers of city folk are adding chickens to their yards. Backyard & Beyond asked readers what they want to know about starting an urban flock. Here’s a sampling of the most frequently asked questions: Is it legal? Q: […]

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Carolinas “Chameleons”

 Q: Are grasshoppers are really green or are they brown? Also, do chameleons really change colors like red with white dots like in the book “A Color Of His Own” (by Leo Lionni)? – the students in Mrs. Kimberly Thomas’ pre-K class at Sedgefield Elementary School. A: Grasshoppers can be green, brown, or both, […]

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