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Save the Bees

There is a great deal of talk about save our bees . Indeed, we need to protect our bees because they are beneficial. The majority of our crops require pollination by insects, and bees are among the best pollinators. As individuals, … Continue reading

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Swarm Season

Swarm season has started in Valencia County, New Mexico, USA. Perhaps it is the warm weather. Perhaps it is the abundance of flowering trees and bushes. Bees are on the move. A swarm starts when a bee colony feels overpopulated. Worker … Continue reading

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Author Busy as a Bee

Since I last wrote, many other flowering trees have opened their blossoms. The weather is slightly warmer than usual. It is really spring and the bees are hard at work. This is enough to perk up anyone’s spirits and inspire … Continue reading

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Real Honey

We all like honey. Many of us eat it on pancakes, in tea, or on ice cream at every opportunity, but is it real honey? Mankind has been eating honey since the early Egyptians and probably for some time before … Continue reading

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Chronicles of Honey Country, part 3

by Reynold Conger We never learned the reason, but most of the colonies in the bee yard had died. Then a large dog had run through the bee yard knocking over hives and scattering boxes. Our hive had been knocked … Continue reading

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Chronicles of Honey Country part 2

        Chronicles of Honey Country By Reynold Conger (Copyright 2012, all rights reserved) Part 2   During the In late summer, the second year of my reign, a large dog ran through the bee yard, knocking over … Continue reading

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Honeyland part I

This post starts a serial story about honey bees. I confess that I have neglected this blog over the summer because I allowed the activities of summer to consume my time.  Now that fall sets in, I will probably make … Continue reading

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