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Farm markets and roadside stands may have strawberries for sale, but many farmers have opened their fields for picking.

Markets and vendors have squash, onions, asparagus, herbs lettuce and much more.

Tulip enthusiasts climb great heights to photograph some of the world’s most hard-to-find varieties.

Colorblends Wholesale Flowerbulbs and the Amsterdam Tulip Museum share these on




Honeybee winter losses drop; annual losses increase

Strawberry fields are open

Whip turnips fluffy and moist

Fresh turnips from the garden can turn into more than a traditional dish with a little imagination.

Try creating a soufflé with turnips and onions whipped with some fluffy egg whites.

Rare tulips sought in the wild



(Photo credit: Colorblends.


By Bobbie Whitehead

Posted May 14, 2015

Preliminary results from the latest yearly beekeepers' survey indicate winter honeybee losses decreased slightly from last year.

Despite the decline from 24 percent in winter 2013-2014 to 23.4 this past winter, researchers involved in the survey found that beekeepers reported their highest annual losses during the last 12 months.

Causes of bee losses continue to remain a concern for researchers and growers alike. Turnip soufflé
Strawberry fields open.