Come learn about gardening and have a little fun with LiveDAYBREAK at the annual Ladybug Festival! Participants will have the opportunity to purchase containers of ladybugs to release into the community garden plots or to take home for releasing in personal gardens. Ladybugs play an important part in the garden ecosystem helping to create delicious […]
There are an estimated 4.5 million Daybreak honey bees buzzing around our neighborhoods. Less than 25% of Daybreak is currently developed, which leaves plenty of open fields to support the honey bee population that arrive in hives each spring and are attended to by professional apiarists. The hope is that the bees will thrive in […]
This past weekend Daybreak residents gathered to kick-off the Summer gardening season at the ninth annual Ladybug Festival. During the festival 225,000 ladybugs were released into the community gardens in an effort to promote organic gardening and the use of ladybugs to control pesky aphids that feed on plants. LiveDAYBREAK, the community council, added another […]
Could living in a walkable community help offset mental decline in seniors? Research conducted at the University of Kansas discovered that communities with places of interest close to home–such as parks, restaurants, shops & community gardens–motivate walking and can help stem mental decline. “Easy-to-walk communities result in better outcomes both for physical health–such as lower body mass […]
Get tips and have a good time meeting your neighbors at the annual Garden Affair on Saturday, April 27th from 8am-1pm at the Daybreak Community Center.
The great thing about fun is it’s just so … fun. So we’re in the process of bringing even more of it to Daybreak. Say hello to Brookside Park & Pool. If you’ve been to the Brookside Model Home Gallery or driven out to the North Trax Station recently you’ve likely seen construction crews hard […]
Like a beehive, the Daybreak community is always working together to create a wonderfully productive place. When Daybreak learned that bees were vanishing across America, they took action. Believe it or not, Daybreak is only about 18% complete, so there are over 3,000 acres of undeveloped land that are currently just sitting there until it’s time for them […]
Community Gardens, like the one’s in Daybreak , help build roots with neighbors and create a deeply connected community. Editors Note: Kathy Dalton is a consultant to Daybreak and the author of The Danish Mama Blog. She is also the CEO of Little Stinker, a natural products company focussed on childrens products. The first community […]