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From my daughter's garden.....

Since Spring, I’ve photographed more flowers and bugs than I ever have.
Mainly due to the fact that, since I got my new camera, and added the 60mm Portrait/Macro lens, I’ve started to look at things differently. 71 more words



Aristotle had a beautiful mind. And a hunch about honeybees. He thought they collected honey from rainbows. He may not have gotten the science right but he sensed that there was more to bees then their bristling good looks. 336 more words


Garden Piracy

Not strictly real piracy! Me and Sam played pirates while collecting vegetables from a friends. Looking after their garden while they are away. The idea is they return the favour and get to pick my veg while we are away. 191 more words


Survey: honey bee colony losses in Va. continue

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia continues to see steep honey bee colony losses.

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says a survey from October through April found that nearly 33 percent of managed honey bee colonies in the state died. 107 more words


Honey Bee Super-Foragers can be Replaced by Hive Mates if Necessary

Many social insect species have a small proportion of individual workers that perform a disproportionately large fraction of the work achieved by the colony as a whole. 537 more words

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