Bees are dying, and you should care

Bees are dying, and you should care

In the same way as other individuals my age, my morning schedule comprises of awakening, really awakening, reviling presence, snatching some espresso and determining the status of the worldwide honey bee population. You can envision that my frightfulness this weekend...
The Buzz On Bees

The Buzz On Bees

Sometimes you hear them before you see them. You may even be afraid of them. But the more you know about bees, the more you can appreciate these unique insects and how they provide us humans with much more than just honey! Bees may be black, brown, or banded with...
Why they call them killer bees

Why they call them killer bees

This is happening right now. It is not old news. San Diego is almost as bad. You have to be very careful. This is why we save so many colonies and turn them into domestic bees, It is to dilute the gene pool, so accidents like this do not happen. Hikers are used to...
The genius of the bee

The genius of the bee

just how smart are honeybees? Scientists already know they are some of the cleverest insects on earth, capable of recognizing landmarks and different colors — and even smells — for navigation. But it turns out that bee biologists are now discovering that the buzzing...
Local Honey and Bee Products

Local Honey and Bee Products

Local raw honey for sale. Call or text Rose at 760.579.8527 Or email her at Encinitashoney@gmail.com to place your order. Honey – pint ($13) – quart ($25) – half gallon ($50) – gallon ($90) Quarter pint ($3.50) Half Pint ($7) **These sizes are...
Garden well, Bee well, and Stay well

Garden well, Bee well, and Stay well

When I say, “Garden Well, Keep Well & Bee Well”, I mean it. Bee full of care when you garden. Even if you do not have an hive, doesn’t mean you are not a “keeper”. By carefully caring for your land, territory, lawn and garden, you...
Yay I am famous!

Yay I am famous!

“What’s killing our pollinators is killing us too, and I’m absolutely delighted to see this go forward,” said James McDonald, owner of the Encinitas Bee Co. McDonald, who helped lead the successful campaign earlier this year to eliminate the...
Great news for beekeepers in San Diego county

Great news for beekeepers in San Diego county

The new ordinance will allow backyard beekeeping hobbyists, in general, to keep two hives within 25 feet of roads and property lines, 35 feet from neighboring homes and 150 feet from sensitive sites — places where there may be small children, the elderly, confined...
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