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Kim Eierman

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It’s Valentine’s Day: Show Honey Bees You Care!

Did you know that St. Valentine is the patron saint of beekeepers?  Show honey bees and their keepers some love today.   Start planning your pollinator garden for the spring!

from Kim Eierman at EcoBeneficial!

Photo:  A beelicious cake
Photo credit:  Flickr_Greencolander (Michelle Tribe)

 

 

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1 Comments

  1. Phyllis Stiles, Bee City USA on February 14, 2014 at 9:14 pm

    Great suggestion and the bees will thank you for it.



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