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Mid-December Honeybee Report

There is a lot of concern for honeybees, and I have promised many of you to keep you informed as to the bees progress through the year. HereĀ is a brief status on this mid-December day. A fter a a week of heavy rain, today offered a short reprieve. While there were some clouds, we saw the sun many times today with a high of 65 degrees here at Carmel Lavender. Many people ask me what the bees do when it rains. Well, they stay home and keep warm and dry. Just like we would do, if we could get away with it! But when the sun comes out, it’s back to work again. The bees and I used this break to get some work done outside. While in the garden, I took this photo to the right with my phone. You can see the bees were very busy today doing all that shopping they didn’t get done while it was raining. Hmmm, I thought, I really should be doing MY shopping right now! This flower …