It’s an honor to be part of this very important NASA study that is analyzing the affect of climate change on bees. NASA is monitoring the nectar flow for a 3km radius around the apiary. I will be measuring the weight of the hive on a daily basis and reporting in to NASA scientists. Ecologists are [...]
Delicious morsels of sweet and spicy goodness! Ingredients: 4 tbsps – honey 1 tbps adobo sauce (used in canned chipotles) 1/2 lb – brie cheese 1/2 cup – chopped walnuts 6 tbsps – dehydrated cranberries 1 tbsp – chipotle paste 30 – phyllo pastry shells Salt and pepper Directions: In a small saucepan, lightly heat [...]
My friend Sean is doing some amazing work here…For two weeks in July, Washington DC resident and beekeeper Sean McKenzie volunteered in Haiti to put on the first ever Beginner Beekeeping Class conducted by the Farmer to Farmer Program. Read more
After losing 2 of my 3 hives this winter, my first loss, I’m searching for some answers: Interesting article.
I’m continually fascinated by the behavior of my bees, and strive to understand why they do the things they do. One recent, very hot day here in Maryland, they draped themselves on the outside of the hives in a lacy pattern, called “festooning” – their way of staying cool. The word festoon usually relates to [...]
Level in Annapolis will have Liquid Love for sale in the next few days. Stop by and pick up your jar of love!