Scott’s Garden: Bees

September 8, 2011

By Scott Lewis

MEDFORD, Ore. — There has been a lot of concern recently over the disappearance of honeybees, and now many gardeners are turning to the craft of keeping their own beehives.

Chief Meteorologist Scott Lewis, with OSU Master Gardener Mary Foster, tells us more about some of the benefits and challenges of this endeavor.

The bees can be beneficial to your garden because they pollinate the nearest plants they find.