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AFB scare

American foulbrood has been identified in two places near the city where I keep my bees, the hives infected have been cleared and there is a ban in place on moving bees within a 3 km (1.8 miles) radius around the effected hives. 341 more words


hidden in nature

I am always on the lookout for artists who work with or have worked with bees as their subject matter. Recently I found the catalogue for a beautiful suite of aquatints created by the English artist Graham Sutherland (1903-1980) in 1977. 276 more words


Bumblebees love dahlias

Dahlias might be the most perfect flowers — geometrically speaking.  Their symmetry is exquisite, and so is their vibrant color.

And the bumblebees really seem to love dahlia pollen — they have immersed themselves in it. 86 more words


The day Honey found her Bees

In case you didn’t know, I have wanted a puppy for Honey for a long time…well not just for Honey.  E and I talked about when we might want to get a puppy all summer before getting married and I even knew exactly which kind I wanted.   188 more words

Free-bees and honey too!

Neil is a swarm contact for the Taunton Beekeepers and last week he took a phone call from a lady in Wambrook near Chard, who said she had a hive of bees she wanted to get rid of.  355 more words

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Bee Sculptures

Bee Sculptures

      I thought I would introduce you to some of my summertime friends this week. Here are my bumblebee sculptures made with wood and metal. 53 more words


Cornwall Get Away

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