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Blooms for bees: September

Although September has brought misty mornings and dampness, grey skies and little sun, there are still bees in the garden; their hum and buzz a lasting echo of summer.  216 more words

Simple Pleasures

Are we getting an invasion of deadly, killer Asian Hornets?

As you read this, chances are the headlines will have already started. The first Asian Hornet has arrived in the UK and there are legitimate and not-so-legitimate reasons to be concerned about that. 206 more words

Media

Quote of the week: "We need to listen to the bees."

Ed Popelka, resident beekeeper for the College of Lake County, talks about honey bees and native bees — and what’s being done to help them.  For a video and story, click here.

Writing

And the prize goes to Sunflower

It seems that we all had a hot summer.  Here, in August we had what they call the canicule – the dog days – with the temperatures nearly every day in mid to high 30s  centigrade (95 to 100F). 659 more words

Gardening

Bee updates

We’ve had so much going on that I always forget to give some updates on our hive. This is our first year with the bees and it is turning out to be a very big learning experience. 427 more words

Honey Kolsch wins Best in Show at Honey Beer Competition

For the second consecutive year, our 7,140,289 Rogue Farms Honeybees took home the Best in Show award at the Honey Beer Competition for their work on… 72 more words

Rogue Ales