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OK, so what is a sting? I’m not thinking about the Robert Redford type of sting, although I believe that type got its name because it is particularly painful to someone. 307 more words

Bee Swarm

Gratitude for the honey bee

I am working on a series of embroideries of my honey bees (I have a beehive here in East Van). This piece took me a really long time but I finally finished it on Friday. 94 more words

Honeybees in Swarm Season

By Doug Fulbright

Spring, and thus swarm season for the honeybee, are here, “already”. It seems no matter how much planning we do before it gets here, we aren’t ready for it. 941 more words

Interesting Reads

The Love of Bees

By Doug Fulbright

What?!? Love bees, are you crazy, how can you love a bee that stings? Those of us who keep bees are considered kind of different. 1,329 more words

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The Bees Pleas

I’m obsessed with bees lately. To the point I’m thinking of having this one tattooed on my foot.

I’ll tell you why, and then you can let me now what you think of the tattoo idea by making a comment below. 531 more words


Weekly Photo Challenge: Gone But Not Forgotten

This past June, I was very disturbed by the lack of honey bees in my garden (We Need the Bees).  While bumblebees were present throughout the summer, and at least some honey bees from mid July on, I don’t think I ever saw a bee of any kind in the bee balm, a plant known for attracting bees.  102 more words


Ten things you did not know about Honey Bee.

1.  There are over 25,000 species of bees worldwide.

2.  A typical Bee colony consists of 30,000 to 60,000 bees.

3.  A queen bee can sting multiple times without dying. 102 more words