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Hummingbirds at Home

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Anna’s Hummingbird with nestlings. Photo: National Audubon Society (Paul Marto) About the Writer This post comes from an article written by Scott Weidensaul, which appeared in the May-June 2013 issue of Audubon Magazine. Reprinted with permission. Vermont Event If you live in Vermont, consider attending Hummingbirds at Home, a workshop [...]

My First Year with Backyard Bees

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Bees entering the hive Me, setting up a new hive Bees have always fascinated me. My father was a passionate gardener and I grew up with 11 siblings tending our family garden and our 32 apple, pear and cherry trees. There were bees everywhere — all kinds of bees. We tolerated the occasional bee stings because we knew that the bees were vital t [...]

Hey gardeners: be sure to thank the p...

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This honeybee is dusted with yellow pollen, which it will inadvertently transfer to other flowers as it gathers nectar and pollen to bring back to the nest. Photo: Suzanne DeJohn It’s National Pollinator Week, a time to celebrate the hardworking bees, birds, butterflies, bats, beetles and other insects and animals that promote healthy e [...]

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