Tag Archives: bees

‘B’ is for Blue…

Can’t believe it is mid-August already! Along with the happily buzzing bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, my current garden favorites are the blues. It is such a magical color!  The dark blues are especially mesmerizing – they are almost electric. Dusk … Continue reading

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Let them bee…

A couple of years ago, I wrote a blog entry on the demise of our bees after the introduction of neonicotinoids in the past decade. At the time, the EPA had essentially admitted that although they were going to continue … Continue reading

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What do we do with birds, but no bees?

You think the price of food is steep now? Just imagine what it will cost when our main, natural pollinators are gone. Since 2006, honey bees have been disappearing rapidly, by about 1/3 of existing bee populations per year! The … Continue reading

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