It’s an unusually warm February day here in northeast Indiana, approaching 60°. The girls are out for a cleansing flight, and some of them are finding the first pollen of …
Tulip Tree is a Community Supported Apiary
Why Support Beekeeping?
Up to half of Indiana honey bee colonies die out each year. Small-scale beekeepers (like us) collaborate with scientists and commercial producers to save honey bees and native pollinators. But we need your help.
The tulip tree, Liriodendron tulipifera, is the state tree of Indiana, our home state. It’s bright yellow flowers are an important source of nectar for honeybees, and a sign that the summer honey flow has begun!
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The buzz about our bees
Beehive Updates and Apiary News
Even with the best of care, honeybees are struggling. Forty-four percent of U.S. bee colonies were lost in 2015-2016, according to a nationwide survey of beekeepers. The report tallied responses …
Curse you, Punxsutawney Phil. On Groundhog Day 2017, the rotund rodent saw his shadow and disappeared back into his burrow, predicting another six long weeks of winter. That’s not good …