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  • Zombees: Fly parasite killing honeybees

    Zombees: Fly parasite killing honeybees
    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...
  • July 25: Midday Fix - Attracting Honey Bees

    July 25: Midday Fix - Attracting Honey Bees
    Bee Walk and Talk in the Garden Saturday, August 20 11:00 a.m. First Floor Garland Room Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington St. and in the Lurie Garden www.luriegarden.org Tips: Plant at least five plants of one variety to attract bees and supply...
  • Horse Killed by Swarm of Bees in Riverside, Owner Hospitalized

    Horse Killed by Swarm of Bees in Riverside, Owner Hospitalized
    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...
  • University of Maryland launches beehive project in city cemetery

    University of Maryland launches beehive project in city cemetery
    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...
  • Datebook

    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...
  • Bees Sting Wheelchair-Bound Man 60 Times; 4 Hospitalized

    Bees Sting Wheelchair-Bound Man 60 Times; 4 Hospitalized
    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...
  • The God Squad: Apples, honey are like our body and soul

    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-...
  • Maryland gardens warm up to tropical trend

    Maryland gardens warm up to tropical trend
    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...
  • Hummingbirds are lighter, brighter than a penny

    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...
  • Wash or peel apples to remove fungus

    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...
  • Bee Fans Try To Get Los Angeles To Allow Hives In Residential Areas

    Bee Fans Try To Get Los Angeles To Allow Hives In Residential Areas
    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...