Category Archives: Bees

Bee Rescue in Norwalk

Roberta and I headed down to Norwalk to help a family with two issues: bees in a stucco wall and a bee hive in a tree.  We took apart part of the stucco wall with a sledgehammer and pulled out … Continue reading

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New Hobby: Bee Rescue

I’ve have a new hobby!  Bee rescue with the Backwards Beekeepers.  Today, I joined Roberta and Rob in removing a hive from a tangerine tree in Culver City.  We finished at 10 p.m.!  This hive had built comb out on … Continue reading

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Busy Bees

My bees are expanding and are busy.  It’s fun to watch them fly in and out – it looks like LAX.

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Like Eating? Neonicotinoid Pesticides Should be Banned

Thanks to big business like Bayer, the U.S. lags behind European Countries in banning neonicotinoids.  France, Germany and Italy have banned neonicotinoids and their bee populations have rebounded.  England is considering it but the U.S. does not appear to be … Continue reading

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My Pretty Bees

Here in Los Angeles, it is really warm (thank goodness!).  And my bees are busy! 

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German Christmas

It is raining hard in Southern California and while we need the rain, I miss my weekend gardening.  And what I really wanted to do this weekend was check my bee hive to see how the bees are progressing, whether … Continue reading

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Bees in LA!

We all know about the decline in the bee population.  And I have been fascinated by bees for a long time.  And I noticed that while many of my veggies had a lot of blossoms, there wasn’t much fruit unless … Continue reading

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