May 12, 2012
Staff Photo: Brendan Sullivan Bee Keeper Bob Bradbury of Flowery Branch fills his smoker with pine needles prior to inspecting the bee suppers in his backyard on Wednesday. Bradbury uses a smoker as a warning to let the bees know that he is approaching their home. At times Bradbury has over one million honey bees contributing to his honey and bees wax candle business, B & B Enterprises. Bradbury has been a bee keeper since 1975.