Re: lack of bees
On Mon, 7 Oct 1996, Dennis Stoneburner wrote:
> CEMahan@aol.com wrote:
> > have been lots of butterflies and hummingbirds this year...more
> > than I ever remember. But very few bees.
> In SW Virginia - There have been very few butterflies, and honey bees.
> The Monarch Butterflies were frozen out in several "wintering" places,
> the honey bees are suffering from mites in the hive. Several people who
> have always provided as much honey as I have ever needed don't have any
> this year - in fact they are out of the bee business. You're right -
> doesn't bode well at all.> Dennis Zone 6-7 sorta
The monarch butterflies recovered from the freeze to a large
extent. They were up here in Canada this last summer. I also had
honeybees on flowers in my garden so they are still going here but
i don't know how long this is supposed to last. Should check the
Canadaian Bee Journal.
Diana Louis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Zone 4/5 Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
- lack of bees
- From: Dennis Stoneburner <email@example.com>