The Honeybee Mystery

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Blog content provided by Christy Erickson Bees are directly involved in the pollination of nearly 100 different food crops in the US, including apples, cherries, and onions. Alarmingly, they are facing potential mass extinction. First noticed in 2006 by professional beekeeper David Hackenberg, Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) is a major issue in 35 states and threatens to affect more. Scientists … Read More

BACKYARD BEES – NATURALLY IN OUR OHG BACKYARD

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Janet Andrews has a natural way about her.  Perhaps this is why she decided to keep and learn about the bees dwelling in her roof that welcomed her to Orange Park Acres over a decade ago.   She thought they’d be a natural fit with plans for her backyard garden.  Today, Janet leads garden and bee workshops for girl scouts and … Read More