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Top Bee (insect) Articles

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  • The Coastal Gardener: Native pollinators can help with fruit, vegetables

    If you're like many home gardeners, you may have added fruit trees to your garden in the past two years. Maybe a peach or an apricot, or even a few citrus or dwarf avocado. Maybe you're more into grapes and berries. Perhaps you're more the vegetable type...
  • Killers bees swarming Central Florida?

    Killers bees swarming Central Florida?
    Eric Uneberg was walking his dog Sasha beneath the live oaks in the backyard of his Marion County home when he got a strange feeling that he was being watched. He looked around as the hairs on his neck began to stand on end. Nothing to the right or left....
  • Bill Cullina Shares Passion, Fascination For Botany

    Bill Cullina has a bloodroot plant from his mother — which she got from her mother. "The amazing thing is that a little plant like this can potentially live almost forever," Cullina said last week during a talk about perennials at a Connecticut...
  • All About Food: A hot new way to eat cool, healthy

    All About Food: A hot new way to eat cool, healthy
    What's the hot (or should we say cold) new craze that's good for breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert and everything in between? The answer, which will soon be on everybody's lips and in everyone's tummies, is Banzai Bowl — the brainchild of Joe Bard...
  • Community Commentary: Discover the flowers beyond your bees

    The weeds behind my apartment had been unruly for a long time. Every time I walked by I would think, "I've got to pull those weeds." The pathway between my apartment and the one next door was embarrassing. It's not that I didn't want to clean it up. It...
  • Mailbag: Where have all the honeybees gone?

    Where have all the honeybees gone? Honeybees have been mysteriously disappearing across the planet, vanishing from their hives and the cause is still being debated by scientists. Did you know that a bee can pollinate 100,000 flowers a day, but who is...
  • Natural Perspectives: A yard certified for birds, bees and butterflies

    One of the pleasures that Vic and I enjoy at our home is feeding birds and providing a place where bees and butterflies are welcome. As wild areas shrink due to development, habitat for birds and other wildlife disappears. We do what we can in our yard to...
  • Urban Beekeepers Help To Pollinate Harrisburg

    Urban Beekeepers Help To Pollinate Harrisburg
    It's not something you see everyday in a city. A beekeeping couple, helping to keep Harrisburg pollinated. Dave Arnold and his wife Sandy have always been interested in bringing the country to the city. So they bought seven lots in Harrisburg, and...
  • Cash-Strapped City Fines NY Man For Not Watering His Beehive

    Cash-Strapped City Fines NY Man For Not Watering His Beehive
    In what is perhaps a sign of the cash-strapped times, the City fined a Douglaston man two thousand dollars for not watering his beehive. "When I got the fine, I though it was a mistake. Then I read it and thought, "the City is giving me a fine for not...
  • Natural View: What are bees doing at the pool?

    I've joined a recreation facility with a big, warm, outdoor swimming pool. Despite the lack of flowering plants, there are always honeybees around the pool edges. In particular, they can be found crawling over soggy dead leaves next to the pool. They're...
  • It's A Gray Area: Promote our heritage

    My column on July 5, 2009, cited the Heritage Museum of Orange County as being a gem, but one that needed more attention and polishing. Since then, I have accepted a position on its board of directors and have been rolling up my sleeves with polishing...
  • Dave Miska

    Dave Miska
    Dave Miksa of Groveland is saving the world — one queen bee at a time. Miksa, 66, breeds queen bees. He is one of about 50 specialists who are maintaining the endangered bee population by providing thoroughbred royalty to raise colonies. Though...