This weekend, we got all our beehives buttoned up for winter. First, we’ve left each hive with three medium boxes full of honey and pollen to feed the bees until …
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Up to half of Indiana honey bee colonies die out each year. Small-scale beekeepers (like us) collaborate with scientists and commercial producers to save honey bees and native pollinators. But we need your help.
The tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, is the state tree of Indiana, our home state. It’s bright yellow flowers are an important source of nectar for honeybees, and a sign that the summer honey flow has begun!
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In winter, honey bees cluster together for warmth. They shiver their wing muscles to generate enough heat to keep the queen warm at the center of the colony — between …