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8 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Honey Bees

When one stands before a hive of bees, one should say quite solemnly to oneself, ‘By way of the hive the whole cosmos enters man and makes him strong and able’ - Rudolf Steiner And if Mr. Stei…

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Backyard Beekeeping With Confidence

Many people who are beginning to keep bees in their backyards are not actually beekeepers. That may sound strange, but, like me when I first attempted to raise bees, many just don’t know what they’re …

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Keeping the Bees Alive

Scientists call it the mystery of the vanishing bees; here's how to help solve the problem. With bumblebee populations on the decline in the United States and honeybees prone to a perplexing phen…

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5 Simple Ways to Help Honeybees

Saturday, August 18 is National Honey Bee Awareness Day. As stated on their website, the main goals of the day are to promote and advance beekeeping, to educate the public about honeybees and beekeepi…

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4 Ways to Help Bees in Your Garden

Scientists call it the mystery of the vanishing bees; here's how to help solve the problem. With bumblebee populations on the decline in the United States and honeybees prone to a perplexing pheno…

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Why Bees Stop Making Honey

By Steve Graham, Networx Urban beekeeping is big, and many urban beekeepers are very successful at making honey. In fact, a French beekeepers’ association study found that city bees in Paris ge…

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Tale of an Urban Beekeeper

With America's bee population in decline, the distinct cacophony of a swarm of bees is a welcome sound. In many ways, bees are the backbone of an eco-system. They tirelessly patrol the land pollinatin…

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Honey Trouble: Why Urban Bee Keepers are Seeing Red

I have a very clear memory of an unforgivingly sweltering summer day somewhere in the San Fernando Valley. I was probably 8 or 9 years old, and I was not yet old enough to find a reason to complain ab…

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