bees

Ask the Master Gardener: Commonly used pesticide linked to bee deaths

Question: I’ve heard much about the possible extinction of bees. Any recent news on this subject? Answer: The University of California’s March 2014 issue of “Re ...

Festival celebrates National Honey Month

Beehives, honey and the related flying, stinging insects called bees may not exactly scream September. But we’re actually smack dab in the middle of National Honey Month. While t ...

Ask the Master Gardener: Befriend bees by making the garden a buzz-friendly place

Question: A few years back I heard that the bee colonies were collapsing all over the world, but lately there has been no news. Is it better? What can I personally do to increase t ...

Festival celebrates National Honey Month

Beehives, honey and the related flying, stinging insects called bees may not exactly scream September. But we’re actually smack dab in the middle of National Honey Month. While ...

Ask the Master Gardeners: Temperature, humidity, smog can cause problems when growing tomatoes

Question: My tomatoes this year are flowering but producing no fruit. I have also noticed that the bees seem to be absent. Is this why I am not getting any fruit? Answer: There ...