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Making Fondant for Your Bees

A new bee colony is like a small child. When it first shows up you are nervous as heck to hold them; you spend a good amount of time feeding them with little thanks; you worry about their safety and well-being and when it comes time to say good-bye to them (for the winter months), you want to make sure they are well fed and going to stay warm. 1,236 more words

Hobbies

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Bee feed!

Great Bee Information

For those of you who know me, you know I love the selfless, hairy, and sweet nature of bees.  This Growing a Greener World episode gives some great information on the variety of bees out there. 28 more words

Happy Planty

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Bee informed!

Despite pesticide concerns, beekeepers and colonies on the rise

TORONTO – Even though issues more than the widespread use of pesticides across Ontario and Quebec have been making headlines, Statistics Canada released new numbers Tuesday that illustrate an all round improve in the beekeeping  industry. 12 more words

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Tosa Victory Garden???

I have lived in Tosa for 12+ years, in the city, with a fairly small yard.  I love the neighborhood, and often think about having more land on which to grow a sizeable garden.   277 more words

Chickens

Urban hobbyists send apiarist numbers up

  • The number of beekeepers in Canada has increased 18 percent since 2010. | File photo

The cost of honey may be sparking interest

The number of beekeepers in Canada has increased 18 percent since 2010. 55 more words

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BlackburnNews.com - Researchers Make Headway Against Bee Brood Disease

Ray Baynton on December 18, 2014 8:43am

While some are focussing on the impact of neo-nics on bees, University of Guelph researchers are making progress against another pollinator disease.Professor Rob Merrill says American Foulbrood disease is the most widespread and destructive of bee brood diseases.His team has found a toxin released by the pathogen that causes the disease and developed a lead-based inhibitor to work against it.Professor Merrill says their idea is to disarm the bacteria, without killing it.They feel that way the bacteria won’t feel the pressure to mutate. 10 more words

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The Link Between Mushrooms, Bees, and Mass Extinction

From the perspective of the world’s most notable mycologist, there is nothing more dangerous to life on earth than deforestation because it is within the old growth forests of the world that ancient mycelial fungal networks live, providing crucial connections amongst nature that human beings still know very little about. 460 more words

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