Say, you love bees…Join us in a three-pronged flower power sowing bee work party. There is so much to share right now, but I’m sitting here with my right hand in a cast, which is made a pretty Internet-less life for me lately. Time is of the essence, so here is what is on the… Continue reading Join us this Martin Luther King Day of service- do something for the bees!
Photo by: Bonnie Boruki left; Louis Masai, KO and ..shall we name the BEE? We invited Louis Masai, an English artist with a mission to shed the light on the plight of endangered species, to Ashby Gardens to paint a Bee on our canopy tent and he did! You are invited to join this BEE… Continue reading Announcing a new ally for the FLOWER POWER SOWING BEE!
Earth this season is to blanket her in compost. Yes. Leave those leaves on the ground. If you must, rake them into a corner of your yard where they can decompose into wonderful, beautiful, carbon-sequestering, compost. We cannot delay in doing what we can to pull carbon out of the atmosphere and back into the… Continue reading The best you thing can do for your Mother
On the other side is Queen Elizabeth!
Of course these finding won’t be accepted in the USA until they are replicated. Some people think we don’t have that long… following post is more positive… Science News | Tue Aug 16, 2016 11:05am EDT Long-term study links neonicotinoids to wild bee declines By Kate Kelland | LONDON Wild bees that forage from oilseed… Continue reading Results from England
Recently I had a case of foul brood in my apiary. Watching the strongest and most productive hive in my yard suffer inspired me to research down and better understand where this disease came from. My initial feeling was that there were too many colonies of bees to close to this apiary which I suspect… Continue reading Getting granular: bees, microbiology and soil
Once again, we need to return to the soil and to build and restore the soil. Additionally, we need to contribute to an abundance floral presence for all bees, wild and honey bees to have adequate feeding sources for both pollen and nectar. Rather than start another urban beehive, it may be easier and just… Continue reading Soil, Not Oil Conference