Sanders County Ledger - Your Best Source For Sanders County News

Bees are an important part of gardening season


Shana Neesvig

BUSY BEES, the dominate food crop pollinator in the world, help produce one-third of the food humans consume each day. Honey bees will only produce 1/12 of a teaspoon of honey in its life, and collectively must visit 2 million flowers to produce 1 pound of honey.

Roughly a month ago, avid gardeners in the area were busy working the soil and planting those seeds. As nature takes its course, gracing the land with ample rain and sunshine, we are witnessing the beginning of a plentiful season ... hopefully.

A lot takes place from planting to harvest. Many of...

For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.


Reader Comments


Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018