Gardens

Red mason bee

Swarm season Preparing my bees for the onset of spring, and in particular, the swarm season is my main activity right now. During the peak in May, I expect many calls from people who have suddenly found a swarm of bees land in their garden. Early call I was somewhat surprised to receive such a …

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Bee Lady

Telling the bees Unfortunately, I had reason to tell my bees of a dear friend’s passing recently. The tradition of telling the bees goes back far longer than anyone can remember. As my learning about bees increases, the more sense all these traditions make. It feels as if we are all just remembering past wisdoms …

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Bee Garden Party

The Bees for Development Garden Party is a key event in the calendar for everyone who is anyone in the ‘bee world’. Numerous bee friendly celebrities  attend at this major fundraising event for the worthy charity which helps establish beekeeping and pollinating businesses across the globe. Bees for development  assist in farming and small business …

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