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PLANT: Sage ?

To encourage pollinators to hang around your garden, make sure to pick a few plants that bloom after your fruit trees have finished. Clary Sage is a great biennial plant that loves the sun and grows to about 3’ tall (make sure to seed two years in a row to better your chances of a yearly bloom). Clary Sage, also known as Salvia sclarea, is used both as a medicinal herb and essential oil. 

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PHOTOS: HoneyLove Booth  
Los Angeles Times The Taste “Field to Fork“ 
Paramount Pictures Studios – 9/1/12

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DIY: Lavender Honey Soda by Gardenista

First, harvest from five to six lavender flowers, leaving a few inches of stem with leaves on each.

Next, make a simple syrup. Bring two cups of water to a boil, and add 1/2+ cup of honey. 

Add your lavender flowers to the syrup and turn off the heat. Let them steep for from 10 to 20 minutes, depending on how floral you prefer your soda.

Pour one or two inches of simple syrup into a glass, add ice, club soda, and a generous squeeze of lemon.

Then sit back and enjoy your garden.

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Photo: HoneyLove outreach @ Sony Pictures 

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LISTEN: Dancing In the Dark: The Intelligence of Bees (54min)

Bees are remarkable among insects. They can count, remember human faces, and communicate through dance routines performed entirely in the dark. But are they intelligent? Even creative? Bee aficionado Stephen Humphrey, along with a hive of leading bee researchers and scientists, investigates the mental lives of bees.

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[via CBC Radio-Canada]

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PHOTOS: National Honey Bee Awareness Day!!
Los Angeles, CA – August 18, 2012 - HoneyLove.org

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VIDEO: “BYT Video of the Week: Urban Beekeeping, That’s A Thing

**and check out their LIVE BEE CAM!!

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RECIPE: DIY Organic Pesticide-Free Edible Flower Lollipops
[via sprinklebakes.com]

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Antenna Head Piece & Matching Tail Bag by IrresistibleHorseHoods.com

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