Gifts for Your Favorite Beekeeper 2022

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Buying gifts for the holidays can be stressful for some, especially if they want to buy for a hobbyist beekeeper! It is no mystery that people struggle more and more with what gifts to get to the people in their lives. We all strive to make gifts personal, meaningful, and ultimately useful! For example, if…

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Will Buzz Stops for Bees Take Off in the United States?

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A popular trend initiated by concerned environmentalists and climate watchers began in a Dutch city and is spreading across Europe. What is a Buzz Stop? A buzz stop is a beautiful way to bring more green space to otherwise concrete city streets riddled with bus stops. These creative uses of existing space have become popular…

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Protecting Your Beehives from Frosty this Winter

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If winter isn’t already here in your part of the country, it is on its way! Cold snaps, fronts, and waves are being prepared nationwide. If beekeepers have yet to winterize, they have some work to do to help ensure their precious beehives are protected from Frosty this winter. Beekeeping is a year-round job, and…

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Look Who’s Cocooning! Butterflies and Bees Share the Stage

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As part of the science curriculum from kindergarten, metamorphosis is well-known as how a caterpillar becomes a beautiful butterfly. Although widely accepted, what is less known is that butterflies and bees are not only partners in pollination but also cocooning. Some bee species undergo complete metamorphosis, forming cocoons to protect the larvae. If you are…

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Autumn is Spring Cleaning for Your Garden

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The concept of spring cleaning is well known and brings images of deep cleaning the house, cleaning those baseboards, or taking on projects that have been sitting on the to-do list. Spring cleaning represents a fresh start, getting ready for the following year. When it comes to gardening, experts agree that autumn is the best…

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Can Bees Be Considered Weapons?

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Surprisingly, the answer is yes, and bees can be used as weapons. Wait, but can someone be charged for using bees as a weapon? Again, surprisingly, the answer is yes. This past week, a woman was charged with assault and battery, using bees as a weapon against law enforcement. Bees Used as Weapons Today The…

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