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The buzz grows louder: More people turn to beekeeping

With one-third of our food supply linked to honeybee pollination, locals are taking beekeeping in their own hands.

Wednesday - 03/05/2014, 12:37pm EST

Tags: beekeeping, Rachel Nania, honeybee


Backyard beekeeping gaining popularity in Md.

Honeybees may be struggling worldwide, but Maryland is seeing a boom in amateur beekeepers.

Sunday - 10/20/2013, 06:57am EDT

Tags: beekeeping, Maryland

Study: Bee-friendly plants killing bees

Bee-friendly garden plants sold in D.C. at retailers Home Depot and Lowes are treated with a pesticide that is toxic to bees, a new study says.

Wednesday - 08/21/2013, 04:35pm EDT

Tags: Megan Cloherty, Home Depot, Lowes

The buzz: Va. grants support beehives in 2013

A fund intended to promote the establishment of new beehives in Virginia has been established.

Monday - 12/10/2012, 08:00am EST

Tags: Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, beehive, Virginia General Assembly

Community garden buzzing with new beehive

New members of a community garden have some locals buzzing this week.

Thursday - 05/17/2012, 04:17pm EDT

Tags: Brennan Haselton, community gardens

Spot a colorful bee, collect some cash

It's the annual "Marking of the Bees" at George Washington University, and for those who aren't terrified of the creatures, a chance encounter with one could mean a free gift card.

Thursday - 04/19/2012, 09:19am EDT

Tags: john aaron, marking of the bees, george washington university

Frederick Co. urged to allow hives in yards

A handful of area apiarists wearing pollen-colored shirts urged commissioners Tuesday night to "make bee space in Frederick County."

Wednesday - 04/18/2012, 02:00am EDT


Giant hornet no match for honeybees' heat

Researchers in Japan have found honeybees can literally cook a giant hornet to death.

Friday - 03/16/2012, 10:27am EDT

Tags: hornets, Tamagawa University, honeybees