ABF E-Buzz

 ABF E-Buzz   by Tim Tucker, ABF Vice President and ABF E-Buzz Editor

 

Welcome back to ABF E-Buzz! There is so much here to talk about this month! It seems as though everything is happening all at once in the bee world. The weather here has been so erratic that I don't remember anything that even comes close to a fair comparison. One day last week we were at 78 degrees and two days later we were setting an all-time record low at 30 degrees. Good thing I didn't set out all my tomato and cucumbers. They'd have been hurt for sure. Most of our wild plum and pear trees are done blooming, but the dandelions are providing some nectar, and our oak trees, which are in abundance, are providing much needed pollen. [read more]