Posts Tagged: bees

What’s Happening in Our Bee Hives?

Posted on June 1, 2020 in Bee Keeping

  A guest blog by Andrew Henckler, one of our Seven Stones’ Master Beekeepers   Summer is the peak season for honeybees. The hives are at their largest size of the year, up to 80,000 bees per hive. All of these bees are hard at work taking advantage of the bounty of the season. As each successive bloom of flowers …Read the Full Article

Candy™ Coralberry: Seven Stones Botanical Highlight

Posted on October 6, 2017 in Cemetery Design Seven Stones

With the Halloween season here and bringing extra sweets for all, we thought this was the right time to highlight the Candy™ Coralberry shrub. This fun and lively shrub will continue to boast colorful berries this fall, even after most plants have dropped their flowers and leaves.  Stop by Seven Stones to see how quickly you can spot this prominent …Read the Full Article

Penstemon: Seven Stones Botanical Highlight

Posted on September 27, 2017 in Cemetery Design Seven Stones

Penstemon at Seven Stones

If you’re looking for a plant that is colorful, yet requires only light watering, the Penstemon MissionBells™ Deep Rose is a great option. This pretty plant also attracts bees, butterflies and hummingbirds, making it another favorite at Seven Stones.

Welcoming the Bees at Seven Stones

Posted on June 27, 2016 in Community Seven Stones

The apiary at Seven Stones botanical gardens cemetery.

The symbiotic relationship marks a unique partnership between cemetery developers and beekeepers in a quest to better the natural environment. Many people still consider them a summertime nuisance. But at Seven Stones, we’re welcoming the bees; in fact, we’re aiming to make them feel right at home. The critical importance of bees to our existence is increasingly well-known. As the …Read the Full Article