| Mar 17, 2011
| 5:16 PM
I've joined a recreation facility with a big, warm, outdoor swimming pool. Despite the lack of flowering plants, there are always honeybees around the pool edges. In particular, they can be found crawling over soggy dead leaves next to the pool. They're...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 6:09 AM
SANTA ANA, Calif. (KTLA) -- Four people were hospitalized Thursday after they were attacked by a swarm of bees in Santa Ana.
It happened at a storage yard in the 2600 block of Orange Street Thursday.
The swarm forced firefighters to shut down South...
| Sep 30, 2011
| 8:11 PM
Question: Why do Jews eat apples dipped in honey as their special New Year food? — S., Huntington, N.Y.
Answer: Every religious tradition finds some way to eat something sweet. Apples and honey are like chocolate Easter bunnies or the candy-...
| Feb 23, 2011
| 9:31 AM
Dave Miksa of Groveland is saving the world — one queen bee at a time.
Miksa, 66, breeds queen bees. He is one of about 50 specialists who are maintaining the endangered bee population by providing thoroughbred royalty to raise colonies.
| Feb 25, 2011
| 7:15 PM
If you're like many home gardeners, you may have added fruit trees to your garden in the past two years.
Maybe a peach or an apricot, or even a few citrus or dwarf avocado. Maybe you're more into grapes and berries. Perhaps you're more the vegetable type...
| Mar 1, 2011
| 3:40 PM
Eric Uneberg was walking his dog Sasha beneath the live oaks in the backyard of his Marion County home when he got a strange feeling that he was being watched. He looked around as the hairs on his neck began to stand on end. Nothing to the right or left....
| Jun 17, 2011
| 11:51 AM
On my desk, books stacked as tall as a bantam rooster celebrate backyard chicken coops in suburbia, rooftop gardens in Queens and a dairy farm on Washington state's Vashon Island. They're filled with photos of people caressing bunnies, nuzzling horses,...
| Jul 3, 2011
The idea of caring for the environment seems to be easier to get across to kids than to adults. Many adults just think the world is too complicated. "What difference does one light bulb or one plastic water bottle make in the wide world?" they think.
| Jul 13, 2011
It's not something you see everyday in a city. A beekeeping couple, helping to keep Harrisburg pollinated.
Dave Arnold and his wife Sandy have always been interested in bringing the country to the city.
So they bought seven lots in Harrisburg, and...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 2:27 PM
In what is perhaps a sign of the cash-strapped times, the City fined a Douglaston man two thousand dollars for not watering his beehive.
"When I got the fine, I though it was a mistake. Then I read it and thought, "the City is giving me a fine for not...
| Oct 29, 2010
Bill Cullina has a bloodroot plant from his mother — which she got from her mother.
"The amazing thing is that a little plant like this can potentially live almost forever," Cullina said last week during a talk about perennials at a Connecticut...