Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Mountain Dew?

Bees are resourceful creatures, so when there is a dearth in nectar supply they look for alternative sources like discarded soda cans. Could the green cell shown above be a result of a bee drinking Mountain Dew?

Thursday, August 23, 2012

First Tomato Harvest

A beautiful organic Ananas Noire tomato developed by the Belgian horticulturist Pascal Moreau.
Grown in Brooklyn, 2012

Fire Hydrant Hive

A few weeks ago, I was there to document the apprentices at The Brooklyn Grange Apiary removing a feral bee hive from inside a fire hydrant at The Brooklyn Navy Yard.

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Macro Bees

A new worker bee emerges from its cell

Bees constructing wax honeycomb

Bees consuming honey

Entrance to the hive

A dead bee hangs by its stinger and part of its own intestinal tract