Dr. Laurence Packer: On Keeping the Bees | Pierce Nahigyan.

Dr. Laurence Packer has been a lifelong entomologist. Bees are his specialty, but his interest in six-legged creatures began at a very early age. “When I was too young to remember anything my parents – my dad in particular – tried to make sure I wasn’t scared of insects,” he told Planet Experts. “And I

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Bees working in the garden on this sunny day.

It’s a beautiful spring day and the bees are working in the garden. via Bees working in the garden on this sunny day. | samariaexperience.

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What’s the Buzz about the California Honeybees? | My Blog

Recently the whole “buzz about the bees” has been growing louder as more and more people are talking about the mysterious disappearance of the honeybees. Considering the fact that one-third of our agricultural food supply is dependent on the yellow-black winged arthropod, this fact alone might be reason enough to tune into the buzz. The honeybee, better

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My Bees are Freezing! | applewood farm

Last year, one of my hives didn’t survive the winter. The long, cold days took their toll on the inhabitants of that hive so, over the summer, I made a split from the remaining hive. Everything was going along fine, but now, we find ourselves enduring another brutally cold and exceptionally windy winter. Windchill temperatures have plummeted

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