I was trimming the climbing rose that winds around my favorite garden ornament/birdhouse when I heard a familiar sound. In fact so familiar that it took several minutes to place it. It sounded like voices, or singing, or low arguing or.....BEES! A fuzzy black, yellow and orange bumblebee stared at me grumpily from the birdhouse roof … Continue reading Bumblebeek
Category: Urban Farming
Hive Organization – Week 12
When my bees first established themselves, it seemed to me that my Queen was far more disorganized then most, and that my girls lacked the sense of bee-feng shui the books talked about. But now, what originally looked like an overly enthusiastic thrown-together mess now looks filled with purpose and intent.
Bees on organic farm die from pesticide use
PLEASE READ: Bees on organic farm die from pesticide use Please do your best to be informed about the use of pesticides. The use of Neonicotinoids could be the downfall of our food supply. Read more about pesticides and bees here.
Starvation – week 6
"They had expanded faster then they could sustain and nature took its course by shrinking the hive back to a manageable size."