Wordless Wednesday – Honey Bees Enjoying Lavatera

Brigid P. Gallagher is a retired natural medicines therapist, passionate organic gardener and author of “Watching the Daisies- Life lessons on the Importance of Slow,” a holistic memoir dedicated to the art of mindfulness and healing from debilitating illness. She lives in Donegal, Ireland –  an area of outstanding natural beauty. Book Trailer: https://youtu.be/r5GCjaetgZk Twitter: https://twitter.com/watchingthedai1 Facebook: https://facebook.com/watchingthedaisies/ Goodreads: https://goodreads.com/author/show/16119226.Brigid_P_Gallagher  

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An Inspiring Introduction to Beekeeping

Continuing my quest to learn more about bees, I recently attended a beginners day on beekeeping  at my former workplace – The Glasshouses, Killult http://www.natithegloine.com Hive Health The day began with watching several videos from The University of Guelph Honey Bee Research Centre http://www.uoguelph.ca/honeybee/videos.shtml on best techniques for opening hives and colony inspection. In summer, it is good practice to […]

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Supporting Natural Honeybees at Cluain na dTor Gardens

Bee populations are declining around the globe due to increasing loss of wild habitats, hunger from a decline in wild flowers, pests and diseases… Conservation and Rewilding I recently attended a one day workshop on the conservation and rewilding of natural honeybees, at Cluain na dTor Seaside Nursery and Gardens. The workshop was led by Mick Verspuij of “Boomtreebees” whose […]

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