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Posts Tagged: Bees

Why bees swarm and what you should – or shouldn’t – do about them

Honey bees swarm either because the hive has become overcrowded or there is disease, lack of resources or some kind of disturbance. (Photo by Deb Conway, GirlzWurk)

This is the time of year you might spot the beautiful, majestic dance of the honeybees Although a huge, moving, whirl of bees may surprise and alarm you...

Posted on Monday, May 27, 2019 at 5:36 PM

Bee-friendly Echium may become your new favorite plant

The beautiful Echium will be the star of your garden

We put in a shed behind my raised-bed garden a few years ago and because my garden is my sanctuary, I really didn't want that shed spoiling my view. I wanted...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 1:31 PM

Healthy bees make a bountiful garden


by UC Master Gardener Rebecca Jepsen Reports of Africanized bees in Contra Costa County, which turned out to be ordinary European honeybees, has people...

Posted on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 6:57 PM
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