“Es wird durchgeglüht!” is a quote by famous german plantsman and garden author Karl Foerster. The ambition to always have something flowering in your own garden, is not only nice to look , but also very beneficial for the bees! 118 more words
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Members of the bee industry are reporting that hives are on the road to recovery following some rain in drought-affected areas.
Brian Prettejon, a bee keeper at Prairie in North Queensland, about 400 kilometres west of Townsville, says production is down 30-40 per cent due to the drought. 163 more words
Beekeepers are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its approval of a chemical they say kills honey producers.
The pesticide sulfoxaflor is “highly toxic” to bees and other insects, the groups say, and could be contributing to broader declines of bee populations around the world. 351 more words
Bumblebees are cute, little furry things. But what makes them different to, let’s say, honeybees or wasps, is that they’re generally friendlier (or at least minding their own business. 345 more words