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We picked up our bees last week. I always get a little rush of adrenaline holding a screened box of 10,000 buzzing bees. It’s not an angry buzz, just a gentle, busy buzz as they work to protect the queen. They surround her by “holding hands”. Each bee connects to the next until there is […]Read more »
I have been keeping bees for four years in the Northeastern United States. With a background and career in science, I am always examining things, sometimes through a different set of glasses than others. Up until recently, there has been little research dedicated to bees. It seems as though now as people realize that we […]Read more »
I just attended a bee conference in Nashville, Tenn. for advanced Bee Keepers. I had questioned whether or not to go but I figured, “It’s mid-January … not much going on … why not?” I attended 6-8 schools last year promoting a rotatable beehive that I have been working on that is designed to take […]Read more »
Do I care about the environment? Beekeeping can be one of the most environmental friendliest thing you can do. Not only do bees pollinate our food but they pollinate tree and flowers which feed wildlife. Do I like to socialize with others? They are numerous bee clubs in every state that lets bee keepers share […]Read more »