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Bee Watching

Pour yourself a glass of mead and take a seat. Please watch in HD full screen to make the most of the video, and enjoy the movement of bees in flight, followed by a brief […]

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Zephyrs in the Park II

At last, the second part of the Zephyrs in the Park series, showing condensed video of the behaviour of the sweat bee, Lasioglossum zephyrum at the nest entrances. Part one can be seen here. I will […]

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Bees and Baptisia

Another reliable plant in our front garden is the perennial Blue False Indigo, Baptisia australis, a member of the family Fabaceae (legumes) that contains other garden plants such as beans, sweet peas, lupines and the shrubby […]

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Pollinator Week Begins!

Pollinator Week takes place June 16 – 22, 2014. This is a U.S event, now followed worldwide, first initiated by the Pollinator Partnership, the “largest organization in the world dedicated exclusively to the protection and promotion of […]

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The Week on Sunday 6

♦ I know that it is considered bad form for a foreign power to try to influence elections, but this Canadian advises Americans to put their money on Obama. This man is civilized! If you don’t […]

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The Sunday Bug Bash: Super-sized!

Back by popular demand (OK…one person said it was useful…), the previously unpublished bug-bashes are now collected in one super-size bash, guarenteed to entrance all. Here is another collection of interesting articles I have read […]

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Time to Build Your Bee Hotel(s)

It won’t be long for the bees to be on the wing again, and it may just make their lives a bit easier, and our garden’s more enjoyable, if we have a few bee hotels […]

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The Bee Photographer

A hat-tip to Valerie Littlewood at Pencil and Leaf for finding this excellent website by photographer Éric Tourneret. His site, The Honey Gatherers , contains a wealth of images on the world of bees and […]

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