15 January 2019 |

Plant native plants to support native bees

Written by CSU Hort Agents
By Irene Shonle, Gilpin County It’s no secret that honey bees are having a hard time.Farmers, beekeepers and biologists sometimes refer to it as the “beepocalypse.” This worry has contributed to a huge national uptick in interest in backyard beekeeping, often in an effort to help the crisis.Other beekeepers may be in it for the sheer joy of watching and tending their colony, for the
By Irene Shonle, Gilpin County It’s no secret that honey bees are having a hard time. Farmers, beekeepers and biologists sometimes refer to it as the “beepocalypse.” This worry has contributed to a huge national uptick in interest in backyard beekeeping, often in an effort to help the crisis. Other beekeepers may be in it for the sheer joy of watching and tending their colony, for the

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