[permaculture] beehive in my compost pile

Geoffrey wendel geowend at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 14:48:14 EDT 2008


On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Kevin Topek <ktopek at att.net> wrote:
> Paul,
>
> The swarm may be Africanized Honeybees, since they have a habit of
> nesting in the "ground". Just be careful and don't run a lawnmower
> next to them. If they become overly aggressive, have a beekeeper
> either remove or destroy them. Africanized Honeybees can be managed
> relatively easily and are not as susceptible to CCD as other European
> and Asian honeybee species. Best of luck!

===They could be just a sort of groundbee...which is what they sound
like to me.  (Africanized tend to behave much like regular honeybees,
but they are more agressive.  I have not heard of them nesting like
this.)



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