Tag Archives: animals

Episode-268- Mason Bee and Raspberry Update

Tony Teolis/ March 6, 2015

I have been promoting the mason bees a lot lately and for good reasona. The first is educational. I have been able to teach some people who previoulsy knew little or nothing about mason bees enough to consider raising

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Free Mason Bees

Tony Teolis/ February 1, 2015

   This video show the Blue Orchard Mason Bee Osmia Lignaria cocoons that are hibernating in my fridge. The camera then trail to the garage where I am building the new mason bee homes. I have homes and nesting

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Episode-260 – Lady Squash Bug Removal In Three Steps

Tony Teolis/ January 30, 2015

Lady Squash Bug Epilachna borealis Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

Episode-234- Insulate The Top Bar Hive For Winter

Tony Teolis/ February 16, 2014

As winter drags on through month four it seemed like a good idea to reflect on how I prepped the top bar hive back in October. In the warmer fall weather it was easy to avoid tasks such as

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Episode-230- Add More Mason Bees To The BackYard

Tony Teolis/ January 29, 2014

I thought I knew about Mason Bees and how to cultivate and contribute to their growth in my front and back yards. But after three seasons with nominal success and little or no successive mason bee growth in future

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Butterflies In the Bee Balm

Tony Teolis/ January 21, 2014

The cold of January has me yearning for the heat of summer and all of the beautiful creatures that go along with it. In particular just when I thought the bee balm was dried  up and done for in August

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Honey Bees Gathering At The Chamomile

Tony Teolis/ October 24, 2013

I was fortunate enough to catch these bees hard at work getting ready for a cold weather front to hit our area. All that’s left this year is the top bar hive which I have affectionately referred to as

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