November Reader Photo Gallery

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A sweet hobby

December 2, 2013
Jack Walkup has a pretty sweet hobby. He  is a beekeeper and manages five hives. He enjoys giving the honey harvest to friends and relatives each year. His wife, Jan, calls the honeybees some “pretty amazing creatures.” Jack simply says ...

In Your Garden: Have you inadvertently killed bees?

October 30, 2013
Last June, 2500 bumblebees died in a parking lot at a Target store in Oregon after a neonictinoid called dinotefuran was sprayed on nearby trees. In Ontario, it was corn fields planted with seeds coated with the stuff that was ...

A colony of bee lovers

August 29, 2013
TCBA members swarm to meetings each month through November The 12 bee hives in Conrad Legatt’s bee yard or apiary are located in a grove of walnut trees in a staggered arrangement. “You wouldn’t want to set them in straight ...

Pollinators at home

March 1, 2013
Attracting bees and butterflies to a garden is a noble pursuit indeed, given that we all depend on these species and others (beetles, wasps, flies, hummingbirds, etc.) to pollinate the plants that provide us with so much of our food, ...