It will be of no surprise to Gulf Coast beekeepers near our particular latitude in longitude that the Chinese tallow trees (Sapium sebiferum Roxb.) are currently in full flower. The approximate blossom times for Chinese tallow range from May to June in South Louisiana and June and July for North Louisiana. They seem to be … Continue reading The Tallow Flow Has Begun
The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves!
Government, not content with its current levels of death and economic destruction, has activated yet another one of it's invasive tendrils to this time seek out and choke the livelihood of Gulf Coast beekeepers. Let's all take a break from grieving our colonies that just froze to death to see what our central planners have … Continue reading The Beatings Will Continue Until Morale Improves!
“Good morning, Captain!”
I’ve never found it particularly rewarding to keep up with pop culture. Partly, I guess, because the rewards manifest as a feeling of “being in tune” with your fellow man; something I not only find unsatisfying but downright creepy. At a time when conformity has never been more in vogue, you can guarantee that the … Continue reading “Good morning, Captain!”
“What can I plant to help the bees?”
One of the questions that people often ask is "what can I plant to help the bees?" It's not an easy thing to answer because while a suggestion might be theoretically correct the results might be less dramatic than you had hoped for. It's not they necessarily dislike that pretty wildflower seed mix that you … Continue reading “What can I plant to help the bees?”
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