The chances of being stung by a bee are very low, but I can imagine that the low hum of any insect can be fearful. Will My Neighbour’s Honey Bees Sting My Kids? provides good advice about the chances of getting stung and how to avoid it. I got stung once. When I was 5 or so I smashed a rock on a bee that was on a clover flower.
Another insect photo courtesy of Mud Songs.
Can someone play this video on an HD monitor in full screen mode or on an HD TV and tell me how it looks? It’s a 720p HD video of honey bees on a dandelion. Make sure to switch to the 720p setting first. The video looks great on my standard def monitor (much better than the standard def version), though I noticed an audio drop out at one point.
And I still haven’t been stung yet (this year). Via Mud Songs.
Phillip’s trying to turn me into a beekeeper. An email I received from him, which I think is applicable for anyone wanting to start beekeeping [in New Brunswick]: If you ever wanted to set up a standard hive in your backyard, here’s the simplest way of doing if you ordered from these guys: http://countryfields.ca/ Nuc box: $135. Starter kit with extra brood box: $255.75. Medium honey super (or box) on