Monthly Archives: July 2011

Vanishing of the Bees: Film Event at the Pink Door

The Pink Door owner, Jackie Roberts, and Chef Steve Smrstik have recently become avid beekeepers.   In an effort to raise awareness about the peril of the honeybee, Roberts and Smrstik will present,  “The Vanishing of The Honeybees: A Movie and Conversation … Continue reading

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Bee Seizures – toxins or illness?

Last August I noticed scores of bees crawling around my garden with intermittent little seizures every couple of seconds or so.    They did not fly, and were constantly thrown off course and even onto their backs by the seizures. … Continue reading

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Comb builders extraordinaire!

This year there is more than expected bridge comb, and in some cases truly crazy comb in the top bar hives, and also the foundationless Langstroth frames.   This means the bees have used their own sensibilities to build the … Continue reading

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