Tag: honey bees

Spring flower 23: Lilac

Family Oleaceae Genus Syringa Species S. vulgaris ZBAS 0.5 [USA]5 [China] Lilac is still blooming, although it is almost done… read more Spring flower 23: Lilac

Spring flower 22: Redbud

Family Fabaceae Genus Cercis Species C. chinensis ZBAS 8 [C. chinensis.] 1 [C. canadensis] Eastern redbud trees are blooming, one… read more Spring flower 22: Redbud

Spring flower 20: Honeysuckle

Family Caprifoliaceae Genus Lonicera Species L. fragrantissima ZBAS 8 Yesterday I was driving into the Giltner Parking Lot and saw… read more Spring flower 20: Honeysuckle

Spring flower 2: Crocus

Family Iridaceae Genus Crocus Species C. chrysanthus, C. vernus Common names crocus ZBAS*: 9 Crocus flowers is common in the… read more Spring flower 2: Crocus

Two covers in March

For the first time in my life, I have two photos published simultaneously by the two major beekeeping magazines in… read more Two covers in March

The Harvard bee, Davidia and spicy honey

The “Harvard bee” refers to a bee photo I published on Arnoldia, which is a journal from the Arnold Arboretum,… read more The Harvard bee, Davidia and spicy honey

Catching a swarm

I got my first swarm call yesterday. Since I paid $70 each for a 3 lb package, I decided to… read more Catching a swarm

Bees worth a billion $ in Michigan

Importance of honey bees to Michigan agriculture Zachary Huang, MSU URL of this article: http://bees.msu.edu/2010/03/bees-worth-a-billion-in-michigan/ The Western honey bee Apis… read more Bees worth a billion $ in Michigan