. The Blount County Beekeepers Association had an active and eventful year. Below are a few scenes from some of the things we did. . . Happy New Year, everyone!
As Christmas closes in on us, beekeepers have another reason to note December 25. It is the birthday of Rev. Lorenzo L. Langstroth. The inventor of the Langstroth beehive, the one that most of us use, was born on Dec. 25, 1810, in Philadelphia, Penn. From his earliest days, he took an interest in insectsContinue reading “Happy birthday, Rev. L.”
A number of the members sent in pictures of their honey harvest activities that weren’t in the newsletter. This video shows a few of them:
By Charlie Parton The Hive, a book by Bee Wilson (yes that’s her name), will be available for check out from the BCBA library at the next meeting. This book recounts all the weird and wonderful things that humans believed about bees and their ‘‘society’’ over the ages. Would you believe that man once thoughtContinue reading “‘The Hive’ traces influence of bees on humans”
The video about Making Honey that we saw at one of the association meetings last summer is now available here through YouTube. Enjoy. Making honey (2:33) If you have a video you’d like to see on the site, let us know.