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  • The buzz on bees

    The buzz on bees
    The buzz about bees has been bountiful since, geez, the dawn of civilization. Or at least ever since the first striped critter buzzed by any sort of prehistoric thinker. In ancient times, prevailing wisdom had it that bees were the only creatures who...
  • Pasadena gardener becomes a one-woman food bank

     
    Virginia Paca’s backyard garden is more than a feast for the eyes. It provides food for friends, for families on the economic edge, for the homeless at a Pasadena food bank. When Paca, a Pasadena architect and garden designer, bought......
  • How to grow native plants in containers

     
    Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden in Claremont displays the ravishing beauty of California's wild plants. But the setting is so operatic, it can be hard to imagine this flora on a smaller stage, say, a patio or apartment balcony. Unless you happen upon a...
  • California Lab wins Hambone Award

     
    From Veterinary Pet Insurance Co.: The second annual VPI Hambone Award for the most unusual pet health insurance claim in 2010  goes to Ellie, left, a Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., who ate an entire beehive and its thousands of inhabitants....
  • Labrador who ate an entire beehive wins pet insurance company's award for oddest claim

     
    It would be difficult to argue with the pet-loving folks who voted Ellie, a year-old Labrador retriever from Santee, Calif., the winner of VPI Pet Insurance's Hambone Award for oddest insurance claim. After all, she did eat an entire beehive......
  • The Feral Bees of Silver Lake is not a band

     
    The local honey of Silver Lake beekeepers Russell Bates and Amy Seidenwurm has shown up on the cheese plates of Canele restaurant in Atwater Village and recently the new wine bar Covell in Los Feliz. It might not have gone......
  • Elephants' newly discovered fear of bees could help prevent run-ins with African farmers

     
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Eek, a bee! Lore has it that elephants are afraid of mice, but scientists have now discovered that elephants are truly afraid of bees -- and that the pachyderms even sound an alarm when they encounter......
  • Honest Honey Initiative calls attention to illegally sourced honey

     
    our North American honey marketing companies and importers – Golden Heritage Foods, Burleson’s, Odem International, and Dutch Gold Honey have launched the Honest Honey Initiative and pledged to help protect the quality and reputation of the U.S....
  • Another garden event, this one in South Florida

     
    The Art and Science Summer Camp at Fairchild Farm is a summer program for kids sponsored by Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden in Miami. Children ages six to ten will be empowered while learning about natural resources connected through the arts and...
  • Some things he did: A tour of Mark Frauenfelder's DIY utopia

     
    Over the past year, Mark Frauenfelder, the current editor of MAKE magazine, who is also the founder of tech/culture webblog Boing Boing, has immersed himself in a variety of DIY journeys and documented the results and the rewards (and the frequent...
  • Hotel takes rooftop gardens a step further with beekeeping

     
    Few chefs rave about having bugs in their business. But Myk Banas, the executive chef and director of food and beverage operations at the Chicago Marriott Downtown Magnificent Mile, dotes on the hotel’s rooftop hives of honey bees. “Getting honey........
  • Art Review: Robert Rahway Zakanitch at Samuel Freeman Gallery

     
    Robert Rahway Zakanitch’s latest paintings remind viewers just how glorious it is to be alive. That’s as stale a cliché as can be, but in the New York painter’s talented hands it comes alive with so much vitality, vigor and......