Tags » Bees

A Haiku times 2

Secrets

Why are they hidden
A lot can be a burden
Be one to release

The Bumblebee

So graceful in flight
He has his purpose to be
Valued and docile

Life

Bay-BEE it's cold outside!

As any beekeeper will tell you, winter is a scary time for our buzzers. After inspecting your hives every few weeks for the last nine months, you basically enter into this cold, dark season of not really knowing what’s going on with the colony. 1,293 more words

Gardening

Ribes -- Flowering Currant

Ribes is one of the first plants to flower, bringing the bees out of their hibernation. I planted three of these from our local Prickett’s Nursery… 154 more words

Garden

Let's Buggy! A Children's Book About Bugs

In Spring 2017 I took a class by Rodrigo Almeida called ESPM 40, Insects and Human SocietyAt the end of the semester we had the choice to either contribute to Citizen Science (take data for a working scientist), OR …….. 107 more words

Berkeley

Vandals Topple Beehives, Douse Them With Diesel, Kill 200,000 Bees

PRUNEDALE (AP) – A California man says vandals toppled 100 beehives and killed hundreds of thousands of bees after dousing them with diesel fuel.

Mike Hickenbottom told KSBW-TV that the Italian and Russian honey bees on his property in Prunedale were attacked on Saturday. 79 more words

News

My Bees Might All Be Dead

The wintertime is rough and I knew that getting into beekeeping. Keeping them strong and alive through the winter was the most important part of the process. 489 more words

Beekeeping

‘The Bee Book,’ by Charlotte Milner.

Welcome to ‘The Bee Book.’ Prepare to ‘bee’ amazed by this beautiful hardback book which celebrates the mind-blowing creature which is the bee and make sure you read t the end for a special behind-the-scenes peek into Charlotte’s sketch book. 342 more words