A couple of the hives here at Gormans Farm are really buzzing. But not all showing activity.
My bees do not arrive until April 24th and I still have a lot of work to do to be ready for them. But while my daughter was at riding lessons I checked out the hives here at Winton Woods Riding Center and they are starting to get a little active. Got me even more […]
Honeybees Do Not See Red It’s not that they don’t get angry (as in “to see red”), but honeybees see the color red as black. Ran across this little fact on another blog. I am quite interested in learning more about how this was determined. So i hope to have another post soon with more […]
Honey Bees sense of smell is so precise that it could differentiate hundreds of different floral varieties and tell whether a flower carries pollen or nectar from meters away.
In a press release, EPA administrator Scott Pruitt announced that the U.S. government would revisit the Obama administration’s fuel efficiency standards for cars and light-duty trucks—the first step in a rollback of one of the U.S.’s biggest efforts to curb carbon emissions. In July 2011, President Obama announced he would tighten regulations of vehicle greenhouse […]
Good rabbit proof plants for Honey Bees are: Lady’s Mantle (Alchemilla mollis), hellebore (Helleborus spp.), dead nettle (Lamium spp.), aster (Aster spp.), red hot poker (Kniphofiaspp.), catmint (Nepeta spp.) and ice plant (Sedum spp.). Happy Easter to those of you who celebrate it.