Green honey! Have you seen anything like it?
7
Okt 2020

Lees meer in

What could have caused this green honey? A few cases have already been recorded, but it remains a peculiar phenomenon.

Karen Pretorius asks:

My husband removed a swarm of bees from a roof. To our surprise, the honey was green. What can cause it?

Dave answers:

I have to boldly admit that I have never seen green honey in my entire life.

After a thorough search, I found that this phenomenon has been noticed elsewhere, and the sources of nectar indicated are kiwi blossoms, certain thistles, feedlots where bees feed and even sweets (M & Ms).

Do any of these sources occur near the home?

 

The tangerine revisited

The tangerine revisited

This over familiar fruit, usually eaten fresh, can be transformed, with imagination, into a sublime dessert.

VRA VIR DAVE

How to get rid of cockroaches in an ecologically friendly way

Follow this advice if you want to get rid of cockroaches without any unnatural poisons.

Reader asks: Can you identify this awfully ugly bug?

This little bugger is not what it seems to be.

What!? Crab catches a . . . swallow?

A reader says they could not believe their eyes. But could this be true? Read on…

HERINNERINGE

A small tribute to my mother

Only through repeating small rituals, can we maintain our sense of self, and our sense of belonging.

Dave remembers the Tulbagh earthquake

The night of the earthquake, another story played itself out deadly on Robertson.

Remembrance of my grandmother

Dave remembers Grandma Lily, the navels of Robertson and the rites that must continue to exist.

VERKENNINGS

Ons gekneusde planeet

Ons kan enigiets met die aarde aanvang, ‘n globale kernoorlog, die algehele smelt van al die ys, besoedeling – maar lewe sal aanhou. Maar dit sal nie meer herkenbare lewe wees nie…

Video: The heaven is on Spookfontein

A weekend on the Spookfontein wine farm shows you again where heaven can be.

Avocados in a nutshell: What to keep in mind

It’s amazing how many queries I receive about problems with avocado trees. Here are some guidelines to deal with this tree successfully.