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BOOK: “Gardening For Geeks”

Awesome NEW BOOK coming out featuring HONEYLOVE  !!!
PRE-ORDER HERE –> “Gardening For Geeks” by Christy Wilhelmi aka Gardenerd

Gardening for Geeks

BOOK: “Gardening for Geeks” by Christy Wilhelmi

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ARTICLE: San Francisco beekeeping

via baynature.org

Eye-level with the eucalyptus canopy of Golden Gate Park, Charlie Blevins stands on his San Francisco rooftop and begins to “suit up.”

He slips on a white jacket, then pulls a spacesuit- like hood over his head that masks his face with a netted veil. A pair of thick, white gloves drawn on and Blevins is ready for “inspection.” He gently pulls a honeycomb frame from the hive.

This is from one of 35 beehives that the San Franciscan beekeeper maintains in the backyards and rooftops of Bay Area properties. Is the queen laying eggs? Is the colony in tip-top shape? Are honey stores adequate? Blevins, a cheery and warm-hearted man in his late 50s, asks himself these questions as he checks each hive for signs of disease.

“You can tell a lot about the egg-laying pattern of the queen. If the queen is not laying, then the hive will die. Bees only live six weeks,” said Blevins.
Honeybee populations are in deep trouble around the world, but in places like San Francisco, urban beekeepers are doing their part to restore the enterprising Apis to their crucial role as ecosystem pollinator. Urban beekeeping is an outgrowth of the local food movement, which has inspired countless farms in urban pockets and has stoked the dream of sustainable cities. Behind every urban beehive is the beekeeper.

Queen Bee

Read the original article here: San Francisco beekeeping: the thrill of the hive

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Hello WordPress!

We had a good run iheartbees.tumblr.com - but it is time we graduated to WORDPRESS!

 

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Buy 1 Get 1 Free!

This Friday-Sunday when you purchase ANY HoneyLove.org gift we will send you another one for FREE! 

http://honeylove.org/shop/

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PHOTO: Bee rescue / Cut-out from a storage box Ocean View Farms

Heading to a new home today, thanks to HoneyLove.org
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Christy Wilhelmi [aka Gardenerd]

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“Bee Thankful” – Thanksgiving Theme

[via blog.hwtm.com]

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HoneyLove at the #YouTubeSpace open house

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WATCH / LISTEN / LOVE : “Honeybee” by Scott Mellis (Live in the Backyard)

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Happy Monday HoneyLovers!

[via randyotter3000 aka Aaron Jay]

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WATCH: “Beekeeper” via Szymon Masiak 

Shot with Canon 5D Mark II. Lens: Canon 24-105, f4. All natural light.
Made with and for fun.

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