Cherry Blossoms And The Importance Of Bees | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

Filed Under:

Cherry Blossoms And The Importance Of Bees

Play associated audio
Bees are an integral part of healthy flowers, including cherry blossoms.
Keosha Johnson
Bees are an integral part of healthy flowers, including cherry blossoms.

The cherry blossoms across the region are in bloom. A key ingredient to happy, healthy flowers are bees. In the last few years, beekeepers have cultivated a growing number of urban hives across D.C. at the White House, in community gardens and even on the roof of the Fairmont Hotel.

WAMU's Sam Litzinger recently spoke with Toni Burnham, one of the District's leading beekeepers, and Aron Weber, the executive pastry chef at the Fairmont, about all the buzz...

NPR

Toys R Us Under Fire For 'Breaking Bad' Action Figures

One Florida mom is calling on the retailer to stop selling action figures based on drug dealers in its stores. Toys R Us says the Breaking Bad toys are only meant for adults.
NPR

Can Hand-Cut, Artisanal Ice Make Your Cocktail That Much Better?

If you're sipping craft cocktails, your fancy $15 drink might now come with fancy ice. It's bigger, clearer and allegedly better tasting than the regular stuff made with tap water.
NPR

In Tight Races, Both Parties Bank On Early Votes

Two million people have already voted in next month's election, including President Obama. Locking in votes early is huge, particularly since control of the Senate rests in a handful of close races.
NPR

Who's Catching Your Cellphone Conversations?

The police do it. The FBI does it. Could be, foreign governments do it. With the right equipment, people can hijack your cellphone calls and texts and listen in.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.