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Suns out bees out. A lot of bees are out and swarming, only problem is, is it just too early in North Carolina? Bees are ahead of schedule because of the warm temperatures and the high pollen level.
Local pest companies tell Channel 9 their phones are ringing off the hook with people reporting swarms around their homes, outbuildings and yards. Maryann Wood from the Mecklenburg County Beekeepers Association reportedly says the busy bees are getting ahead in their nectar production.
A swarm of bees could be a couple hundred or a couple thousand. What do you do if you find a honeybee swarm in your yard. Remember that honeybees are generally gentle creatures. The experts say they may move on or you may have to call a pest service. To learn more about the early swarming in the Charlotte area get details right here.
The daffodils are blooming, the Japanese cherry trees are glorious and all I can think about is lacing up my hiking boots and heading to the nearest State Park. Here are the five best state parks for hiking in South Carolina. Only In Your State never disappoints. One of these is also one of my personal favorites.
Hiking is one of the best ways to fire all the happy chemicals in your brain. Here is what you get from hiking. According to Google here are the benefits, As Daniel Levitin explains in his book, Successful Aging, hiking exercises the part of your brain designed to help you navigate through life—for example, the restrosplenial cortex and the hippocampus, which aids in memory, too—which is why hiking not only helps your heart, but helps your mind stay sharp, as well. Plus it is fun!
Our family hikes quite a bit and when I go with my kids I tell them; breathe deep, look around and enjoy every step. It increases the dopamine in your brain, you will sleep better and we have a no phones policy so the talks are nice.
There are so many wonderful state parks in both North Carolina and South Carolina where you can hike, camp, ride bikes or horses. Here are the 5 best state parks for hiking in South Carolina.