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Tag: <span>beekeeping</span>

Tag: beekeeping

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT

March 2021: Letter from the President Spring has arrived so quickly that we can almost forget what February was like.  Recently, I attended a harbinger of the season, the Arbor Day tree planting at the Memphis Botanic Garden. The tree planted this year, in the southwest part of the garden, is …

WHEN THE GUMS “GOT RICH:” THE LOST BEEKEEPING WORLD OF THE 19TH CENTURY SOUTH WITH A.T. SMITH

This presentation explores the beekeeping practices and customs of the 19th century South, including bee-related plant and herbal lore. A.T. (Tyson) Smith has a PhD in U.S. History from the University of Mississippi. He has taught U.S History at the college level since 2013 and has delivered public lectures on …