| Jan 5, 2012
| 4:00 PM
Researchers at San Francisco University have found a potential new threat facing honeybees in the bay area. It's a fly parasite that preys on native bees and wasps. No, not the "wasps" you are thinking about.
This could be a serious problem for...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 5:58 AM
Bee Walk and Talk in the Garden
Saturday, August 20
First Floor Garland Room
Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St. and in the Lurie Garden
Plant at least five plants of one variety to attract bees and supply...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 8:15 PM
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A horse was killed, and its owner was hospitalized, after a swarm of bees attacked them in Riverside.
It happened in the Arlanza neighborhood Thursday afternoon.
The horse's owner was treated for numerous bee stings at an...
| Aug 27, 2011
| 2:15 PM
An overgrown graveyard downtown, where some of Baltimore's early historical figures rest in walled isolation, buzzes now with new life.
Just inside the locked gate of Old St. Paul's Cemetery on Martin Luther King Boulevard, honeybees zip in and out of...
| Sep 9, 2011
Sunday, Sept. 11
Memorial walk The Freestate Happy Wanderers Volksmarching Club will sponsor a "9/11 Memorial Walk" at Montpelier Mansion, 9650 Muirkirk Road in Laurel. Walk starts between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and ends by 4 p.m. Commemorative signs and...
| 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-...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 9:19 AM
Tropicals will be hot this gardening season.
Forgive the pun, but growers and garden centers are responding to a demand from homeowners for the luxurious foliage and lipstick colors of plants more suited to the South.
And they are offering much more...
| Sep 20, 2012
Mayan legend that explains how these beautiful
birds were created from spare parts left over when the
other birds were created by the Mayan sun god.
The plumage of a ruby-throated hummingbird (Archilochus
colubris) shimmered in the early-morning...
| Sep 19, 2012
| 11:18 AM
My apples looked good until recently. Now they have tiny black spots and gray blotches that look like mildew but are dry. Are they ruined?
Rains last month created conditions for two fungi: flyspeck and sooty blotch. Both of these fungi can be washed...
| 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...