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2013-04-16 16:25:01

CLARKESVILLE, Ga., April 16, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Virginia Webb, master beekeeper and producer of MtnHoney pure, raw, natural honey products, has been awarded top honors at the 2012 Black Jar Honey Contest sponsored by the Center for Honeybee Research in Asheville, NC. Voted "Best Tasting Honey in the USA," Webb's 2012 Sourwood Honey was selected from entries throughout the United States. Also placing were Janet Peterson of Fairview, NC and Paul Vonk of Mountain City, GA. (Photo:...

2012-09-21 23:02:59

The Mohawk Valley Trading Company would like to announce that their regular 2012 Goldenrod Honey is now available in 1lb glass jars for $10.00 each. The Mohawk Valley Trading Company (MVTC) offers the highest quality honey and maple syrup they can produce. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 21, 2012 The Mohawk Valley Trading Company would like to announce that their regular 2012 Goldenrod Honey is now available in 1lb glass jars for $10.00 each. Goldenrod honey can be dark and strong due to...

Early Snow Melts Mean Fewer Butterflies
2012-03-16 10:24:51

Long-term data suggests that an early snow melt in the Rocky Mountains starts a chain reaction that ends with decreased butterfly population. Biologists from Stanford University conducted the research on the Mormon Fritillary butterfly at Rocky Mountain Biological Laboratory (RMBL). According to the data, when snow melts early in the Rocky Mountains, fewer flowers bloom; When fewer flowers bloom, nectar becomes less available. This, in turn, means that fewer butterflies are born. This...

2009-02-26 07:00:00

DAVIS, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- It's a honey of a garden, the judges unanimously agreed. The Sausalito-based Sibbett Group created a series of interconnected gardens with such names as "Honeycomb Hideout," "Nectar Nook" and "Pollinator Patch" to win the international bee-friendly garden design competition, a gift to the University of California, Davis, from the Haagen-Dazs(R) brand. The design, the work of landscape architects Donald Sibbett and Ann F. Baker, interpretative...

2008-07-28 09:00:55

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. _ A young bunny munching on grass is barely aware of the audience he attracts while he eats lunch. Bees buzz everywhere. A butterfly lands on a flower to sit and sip a while. It's yet another day in the new Habitat Garden at Busch Gardens in Williamsburg, Va., and designer Denise Greene is happy with what she sees. The 15,000-square-foot area, built in partnership with the National Wildlife Federation, is a teaching garden that helps theme park visitors learn about...