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There is no question about which honeybee is the most important in the hive. Ask anyone, even people with only a passing knowledge about honeybees, and they’ll tell you it is the queen that is the most important bee in the hive. 727 more words


Bees in the wall

A few years ago we shared a house with a colony of bees. We weren’t aware of their presence when we moved in. We knew the house from visiting the previous tenants, who had never mentioned the bees. 531 more words

Faith And Life

Bee-Safe Neighborhood Talks, August 1 &3

Bee-Safe San Juan County invites you to an informational discussion about the health of island bees, what is hurting them, and what we can do for them and for our food and ecological future. 112 more words

Master Gardeners

Delmar Sunflower Project - Beauty Along the Divide - 10,000 Splendid Suns - St. Louis

Photographically speaking I feel about sunflowers much the same way that I feel about the Gateway Arch in St. Louis: that it is hard to take a bad picture of either and I never tire of trying to capture their simple elegance. 181 more words

Art Thief

Farewell to the Lavender

Shearing the lavender always makes me feel sad–a wistful sort of melancholy awareness that summer cannot last forever.  I leave the faded stalks on the shrublets far longer than I should, because though the flowers have long since dried, the hummingbirds are hovering in it, searching out the last bits of purple for nectar. 34 more words


High Summer on the Farm

July is a voraciously busy month on the farm.  It is a month where you are straddling multiple seasons- in the throes of Summer, prepping for Fall and planning for Winter.  220 more words

Don't Bee That Guy!

Have you been thinking about keeping bees? Its all the rage you know, why not jump in – and therein lies the problem.

Today I was at the Quickie Lube place in town getting the oil changed in my car. 691 more words