Category Archives: Bees

November in the Garden

This post starts with a hodgepodge of stuff that caught my eye the Tuesday and Wednesday before Thanksgiving, and it ends with a look at what Dale’s bees are liking now. Here in North Alabama, we had our first frost … Continue reading

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Harvesting Honey

I’m still planning to post one more blog about my trip to California, and I’ll do that next time, but I have 17 people coming for July 4th. Most of them are staying for the whole weekend, so I’m kinda … Continue reading

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The Day of the Swarm

If one day you have a nice conversation with your husband, and discuss the pros and cons of having one hive vs. two hives, and you decide that one hive suites you best; and if on that very same day, … Continue reading

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So far in 2013

I bought this spectacular houseplant Dracaena ‘Lemon Surprise’ at Sweat Peas Nursery in Birmingham. Sweat Peas Nursery is directly across from my hair salon, Salon U, and I’m thinking of offering Mark an extra large tip to swivel my chair … Continue reading

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Peggy’s Pick

Last weekend I had a looming deadline for a Peggy’s Pick article in the March issue of Alabama Gardener Magazine, and I had a little trouble deciding what to pick. I needed something where I already had great pictures or something I could photograph. First I looked … Continue reading

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Honeybees have Pockets

The pictures and writing for this blog are from a couple weeks ago. I usually post more often, but frankly I’m still a little pissed off that more people didn’t vote to save the land. If only there was a way … Continue reading

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