| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:35 AM
Two-hundred seventy-three million, one-hundred fifty thousand.
That, give or take a few million, is the number of legally registered honeybees in the state of Connecticut. And it may not be enough, although new beekeeping enthusiasts like Fairfield's...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 4:24 PM
After spying a small praying mantis perched on a slightly spent bee-balm plant, Leslie Englehart tried twice to cup it in her hand, but the slender green insect bounded artfully, and frustratingly, out of view.
"Ross, can you get it?" she asked her...
| Jul 15, 2012
| 3:58 PM
LOS ANGELES -- Rob McFarland was in his florally vivacious backyard, tending his vegetable plot, when he noticed some honeybees buzzing around a tree. A few minutes later some bees had become tens of thousands.
"The sky was sort of darkened out," he...
| Jul 25, 2012
| 5:42 AM
The fields of lavender at Lavender Hill Farms began as food for honeybees.
Linda Longworth and her husband, Roy, were looking to keep farmland along Horton Bay Road near Boyne City intact, and to support Linda's hobby of beekeeping.
She had also...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Our deep admiration for the honeybee and sympathy for its mysterious plight gave us an idea for a great spring brunch. In the spirit of spring fever, we recommend a kitchen challenge: guests create dishes using the secret ingredient of local honey. Now...
| Aug 4, 2012
Roxana Jullapat, the pastry chef at Cooks County restaurant in West Hollywood, drizzles a spoonful of amber honey over a piece of honey-fig-walnut cake with roasted figs and burnt-honey ice cream. The honey she uses for the dessert, according to her menu,...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 12:27 PM
Local honey is a traditional Pennsylvania favorite. The Pennsylvania Dutch love for honey is evident in recipes like honey cake and lebkuchen. Look for it at the Plaza Grower's Market or other farmer's markets around Lehigh Valley.
Our deep admiration...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:16 AM
Firefighters swatting away bees or finding them nesting in their boots as they rush to gear up for a blaze in progress was not a concern when Eastside Fire & Rescue (EF&R) decided to place a hive on the roof of Fire Station 71.
Instead, the move was a...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Many reasons — scientific, philosophical, practical and otherwise — draw people each spring to the Carroll County Beekeepers Association's annual Beekeeping Basics class, part of Carroll Community College's Continuing Education Series....
| Jul 3, 2010
The buzz about bees has been bountiful since, geez, the dawn of civilization. Or at least ever since the first striped critter buzzed by any sort of prehistoric thinker.
In ancient times, prevailing wisdom had it that bees were the only creatures who...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 4:34 PM
The buzz about beekeeping is back in Des Plaines. A city legal and licensing committee will discuss on Thursday whether to draft a policy on …...