Bee Report: What’s Blooming

Besides plum trees, the black oaks are budding out with miniature red leaves. Baby Black Oak leaves Soon they will have tiny, pollen-filled flowers dangling from them like pearl earrings. Same Black Oak, six days later. The rosemary bushes are still favorites with the bees. The dry season has meant very few wildflowers, at least… Read more »

February Honey Bee Food

Honey bee visiting rosemary blossom.     Many people are surprised to learn that in moderate climates, cities are ¬†one of the best places for honey bees to forage. They never go hungry! If you live in such a climate, consider planting a variety of blooming bushes and plants so that your garden always has… Read more »