Bees & Pollinators

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The Hummingbird

The Hummingbird

Oh, give us pleasure in the flowers to-day; And give us not to think so far away As the uncertain harvest; keep us here All simply in the springing of the year. Oh, give us pleasure in the orchard white, Like nothing else by day, like ghosts by night; And make us happy in the happy bees, The swarm dilating…
Spotted

Spotted

Last week, while trying to capture shots of all the glorious bees dancing among the blossoms (those buggers are quick!), I almost missed another kind of dance literally happening right in front of me: Gotta love Nature ;-) xoxo, M
So much hope!

So much hope!

I was very worried after the little snow storm we got on April Fools Day, but hope remains :-) Now, there are still many nights between now and our guaranteed last frost date, but for now the bees are buzzing, the butterflies are fluttering, and the fruit trees are holding on. Maybe...just maybe...we'll have a good fruit year this year.…
Empty Honey Comb

Empty Honey Comb

When we moved into our new home at the very end of March, we figured it would be too late to add some bees into the mix but, hopeful as I am, I reached out to a local apiary just in case. They've simply been missed too much to not try. I was told about the wait list and how…
2014’s Most Rockin’ Posts

2014’s Most Rockin’ Posts

As we approach the closing of yet another year, I debated on whether or not I should get all deep and introspective on you, my dear readers...you know, go into all of the changes we've seen over the past year...talk about the challenges we faced...the goals that were crossed off the all mighty To-Do list and those that will be…
Connecting the Dots (Cascadia Farms – General Mills – The Bees)

Connecting the Dots (Cascadia Farms – General Mills – The Bees)

One of the funniest thingsĀ about being a blogger, I think, is how often I get approached by all kinds of people, organizations and businesses asking meĀ to do a variety of things for them, most of the time for free. Some want to write guest posts, others want me to share some infographic they've created. Some ask for book reviews, others…
Bee People (Documentary Review & Giveaway)

Bee People (Documentary Review & Giveaway)

The Honey Bee is responsible for 33% of everything we eat. If you are a regular visitor in this space, you know all about my love for bees. You know that I love pollinators of all kinds, but that really, bees have a special place in my heart (and in my name ;-) ). So, when I was asked to…