Redemption of Fire Ants??

I think I’ve mentioned before that I had never seen so many different kinds of bugs and insects till we moved here to the South.  And they’re not small… they’re humongous!  In almost 8 years, I’ve learned not to flinch and take cover...

Why Do Honey Bees Swarm?

This year has been crazy in our area for the honey bees.  This month alone I’ve had more swarms than ever before and some of my hives have split twice.  Truly, this is one of those seasons when man may try to calculate all the right answers but in reality, they’re...

Catching a Swarm of Honeybees

While the rest of Georgia is sneezing and rubbing red, itchy eyes, the honeybee is at the height of blissful activity! Our cold, lingering winter caused a late pollen flow and it came on with a vengeance.  Yesterday, I took a Homestead Tour group into our bee yard.  I...