How do bees survive in extreme heat?

How do bees survive in extreme heat?

How do bees survive in extreme heat? I have been really struggling with the very hot weather we have been having lately ,it made me think about how the bees survive in extreme heat. Honey bee colonies in the wild would make their nest in a tree hollow or rock crevice....
A Buzzing in the Air

A Buzzing in the Air

A Buzzing in the Air Spending time observing the changes in the spring garden recently I heard A Buzzing in the Air. The crab apple tree that overhangs the fence from the neighbour’s yard was covered in blossoms.   Silently I watched as the little bees...
Bug Hotel

Bug Hotel

Bug Hotel Attracting more insect pollinators & pest eaters to the vegetable garden by including a Bug Hotel is very popular.  At the end of last summer, I let the pumpkin vines take over my vegetable plot. Then mid winter I went on an overseas holiday leaving what...
Bee learning and Bee subscribing

Bee learning and Bee subscribing

Bee learning and Bee subscribing This week, the preschoolers I work with have been learning more about bees by role playing. Some of the children pretend to be bees in the hive. (a blanket over a small table) & some of the children pretend to be plants, making...
Honey  I was hungry

Honey I was hungry

Honey I was hungry. I popped a couple of pieces of bread under the griller to toast. I twisted the lid off the jar of honey. I turned the golden toasted bread over to repeat on the other side. I placed the warm toast onto the plate. I dipped the knife into the honey...
The “No Spray” Garden -Cide Monster

The “No Spray” Garden -Cide Monster

The Cide MonsterIts scary to know that the Cide Monster exists, as we are all subject to the way in which there is no discrimination of good or bad, in how Cides are used.We have no choice in what the growers spray our food with there is nothing on a label to tell...
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