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“On the way up to the village today we passed hillsides full of tea plants and chrysanthemums with bee hives at the bottom of the hills about every quarter mile…the boxes look just like ours….thought you’d like to see them!” 

[via HoneyLovers Larry & Leslie Austin traveling through China]

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PHOTO: HoneyLovers in Russia ?

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WATCH: Bold beekeepers buck city bylaw

While not allowed in the city, beekeeping is flourishing in Edmonton. The CBC’s Kim Trynacity looks at how the hobby thrives through secret hives and honey bribes.


PLEASE SIGN OUR PETITION TO LEGALIZE URBAN BEEKEEPING IN LOS ANGELES!!
change.org/petitions/legalize-urban-beekeeping-in-los-angeles-2 

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“The four major inventions transforming beekeeping from a sideline interest to an industry appeared within a fifteen-year span: the moveable frame hive (1851), the wax comb foundation (1857), the centrifugal honey extractor (1865), and the bellows smoker (1873).”

Rev. Lorenzo Lorraine Langstroth = Bee Space / Langstroth Hive
Johannes Mehring = Wax Foundation
Fransesco de Hruschka = Extractor
Moses Quinby = Smoker 

 [via Bees in America – How the Honey Bee Shaped a Nation]

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HONEYLOVE <3

[photo via Angela Giorg]

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“Here’s a great example of the different looks of capped honey [bottom] and capped brood [top]. In between are cells filled with pollen.” [via BeeMentor]

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PHOTO: Ashley setting up her first hive at our HoneyLove Sanctuary ?

Click here to see photos from her swarm being rescued!

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HoneyLove Sanctuary
- January 22, 2012

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Photo: Honey Bee (by choimet)

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