Rare Corpse Flower Is Blooming Now at Virginia Tech!

Update!  The Corpse Plant is blooming!  Head on over to the the VT Greenhouses and get a whiff for yourself! Go soon, because Phil will not wait! From VT NEWS BLACKSBURG, Va., Aug. 21, 2015 – As the song goes, you were never promised a rose garden. At least not at the Jacob A. Lutz…

Capturing a swarm of honey bees

My husband has been raising  honey bees for the last three years, but today he caught his first swarm without a swarm trap.  These bees were gathered up in a dogwood tree in our neighborhood in Blacksburg. They are now safely in a new hive at our house.  It was a milestone day for this new…