Golf Course – New Hazard in the Rough! (Video in link!)

The City of Allen owns a golf course – and it was reported by a patron that honeybees were in a knothole of a tree on the 14th hole.

The facilities manager was concerned both for the safety of their customers (the public) as well as having a humane and live removal of the honeybees […]

Stargate Bees – Downed Tree Limb

This property houses a Stargate portal to an inter-dimensional bee hive located in a tree limb that fell from it’s host tree last summer.

The rotted section of limb fooled me at first (as this WAS performed on April 1 !) – and the bees were ABOVE the knothole, instead of below it.

The queen […]

Garden2Table Event – March 25, 2017

Come see the observation hive and let’s talk about our pollinators at the Garden2Table educational event.  I hear that Heather Rinaldi of the Texas Worm Ranch will be speaking immediately prior to my time in the breakout sessions.

Join the real food revolution by attending Garden2Table, hosted by Methodist Charlton Medical Center.

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2017 Honeybee Removal Information

Rex Smith’s Honeybee Removal – 2017

If you are in need of having a honeybee swarm picked up, or a full colony of bees removed from a structure – please see the following links for my contact information:  (These same links are in the top menu bar on this website as well.)

Also please understand […]

What do bees do in the winter?

During the cold months, one of the more common questions I am asked about is:  “What do the bees do in the winter?”.

The short answer is that they “sit in cluster” to maintain enough heat to ensure the survival of the colony.  It is extremely important that the bees have enough food brought in […]

Holiday Shopping – (or Get Your Honey on 11 December in Plano, Tx)

Harmony Hollow will be a VIP vendor at the upcoming Holistic Festival of Life & Wellness on 11 December 2016, selling honey and more.

This event is free to the public to attend!  Plenty of vendors to choose from for all of your holiday shopping needs and wants.  Get a VIP pass for special […]

Holiday Show – Plano, Tx – Dec 11

Harmony Hollow will be a VIP vendor at the upcoming Holistic Festival of Life & Wellness on 11 December 2016.  This event is free to the public to attend!  Plenty of vendors to choose from for all of your holiday shopping needs and wants.  Get a VIP pass for special deals from select vendors.

If […]

Reclaimed and Rebuilt Fireplace Mantle

(note:  click pics for larger versions) Several years back, for another project – I had visited a house that was in process of being demolished – in order to reclaim some of the building materials.   (Yes – with permission and blessing from the demolition crew)  One of the items that was saved from the bulldozer […]

Smoking Out Bee Mites (USDA Article)

The following article was forwarded to me from a friend.    It indicates that at least 20 years ago, research was being done to determine ways to get rid of the varroa mites.  We now have other treatments available to us to use.  And some beekeepers use methods that range from “apicentric” to the other end […]

Garden 2 Table event – Dallas

The Texas Agrilife Extension office is presenting a Garden 2 Table event – this Saturday March 5th- from 8:30am-1:00pm  at Methodist Dallas Medical Center | Hitt Auditorium – at the corner of Colorado Blvd. and Bishop Ave.

I will be offering two “Bee Talk” presentations/Q&A sessions throughout the morning, and will also have honey available […]