When we think of pollination we imagine a honey bee foraging on a flower, collecting nectar or pollen, and inadvertently transferring some of the pollen to the next flower she visits. I’ve always thought that solitary bees might be more efficient pollinators for several reasons. For example, solitary bees seem to fly faster between […]
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Posted February 28, 2016by HilaryEvery spring bee swarms land in my yard. In fact, this week not one, but three swarms descended upon me within a period of just 5 days! You may be feeling somewhat jealous of my good luck at this pointSo, why am I so popular and what are the best ways […]
Whether you are expanding a current campaign from national to international or kicking-off a brand new project abroad, there is much to consider prior to communicating effectively outside the United States. From the simple to the complex, below are some of the most important areas to consider when communicating or advocating abroad. It may have […]
For years, Ive been thinking that manuka honey is over-rated. Having the gimmick that manuka has also helps. Manukas gimmick is methylglyoxal, which adds to honeys naturally high anti-bacterial activity. Manuka’s gimmick is methylglyoxal, which adds to honey’s naturally high anti-bacterial activity. To hear some reports, if you drop either a super-bug or a Volkswagen […]
Ms Hayes book will give you some ideas on how you may help them. This book will add greatly to our conversations. Pollinator Friendly Gardening makes it easy to select plants that are known to be helpful to pollinators. Pollinator Friendly Gardening: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies, and Other Pollinators, by Rhonda Fleming Hayes, is a […]