Mary Schneider Ferry

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Letters to a Beekeeper: linking bees, plants and people - video

Gardening columnist Alys Fowler and London roof-top beekeeper Steve Benbow exchanged letters to each other over a year exploring the relationship between insect pollinators, plants and people. They're crowd-publishing a book with Unbound. Here, from Alys's verdant garden and Steve's rooftop hives …

Bee brains calculate better than expensive computers

Bees could now be in the running for the title of most efficient being known to man. A new study has found that our honey producing friends are …

Honey Fights Drug-Resistant Superbugs: Researchers

Some medical professionals use honey as a topical dressing for wounds, believing it aids healing. Now researchers are lending scientific support to …

How To Easily Make A Beehive In A Jar DIY Project

It seems everyone is interested in how to <b>make your own beehive in a jar</b>. Have the rows of <b>organic honey</b> jars at the farmers market got you thinking …

Uncovering The Drivers Of Colony Collapse In Honey Bees

February 6, 2014<p>by editor<p><b>April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online</b><p>A new study from EcoHealth Alliance investigated the causes of …

DIY Backyard Beekeeping: A Guide for Beginners

If you can garden, you can be a beekeeper. Here are the first steps: the questions to ask, the equipment you'll need and how to choose the right bees.<p>If you can garden, you can be a beekeeper. Here are the first steps: the questions to ask, the equipment you'll need and how to choose the right bees.

The Basics of Bees: An Interview with Urban Beekeepers Joy and Corey

On the surface, Joy and Corey are just an unassuming couple, living in a downtown Los Angeles apartment. But get them talking, and you'll discover …

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