-- Guest post by the Queen Bee To our honey combers and busy bee followers, We have failed you in this latter part of the season and haven’t kept you up to date on our ladies. For that we are un-bee-lievably sorry. While we have had some amazing highlights, we’ve been really disappointed with some… Continue reading Where have you BEE-n?
-- Guest post by the Queen Bee Acknowledging that we’ve been remiss in posting our updates, we’ve got a lot to catch you up on. As I write today’s post, I am reminding myself that as emerging beekeepers, we still have a lot of lessons to learn and that often we must do it the… Continue reading Swarmy Swarmy Days
Awww hells YAAWW!! -- Guest post by The Queen Bee Here’s what today felt like. Imagine you’ve been off for a couple of days and getting ready to leave for a big trip. You leave tomorrow and have all day to pack. You have a leisurely breakfast, mentally review all the things you have to… Continue reading Are we going to have honey this year?
We picked up all of our bees last night and The Queen Bee is ecstatic. We were on a mission and had to operate in stealth mode in Scott’s bee yard. We waited until the late evening when all the bees had returned home for the night. When they were all inside, we sneakily taped… Continue reading Love bites…
-- Guest post by The Queen Bee I think Gaston said, “You know the bees are coming next week right?” at least five times a day, every day for the last week. Getting ready for their arrival is a cross between your in laws coming to visit and your kids coming home to visit from… Continue reading Prepping for Honeybee Homecoming!!
It's 20 degrees today - the perfect day to do some major spring cleaning for our two hives. Michelle is busy in the city quitting her job and celebrating freedom, so all the work is on my shoulders. After the harsh winter, although it was expected, we were sad to see so many go to… Continue reading Spring Cleaning
It's been a long, cold, snowy winter. We've been hoping that our bees have survived and are so anxious to see them. We haven't been able to open the hives to check because it's been far too cold and we can't risk exposing them. We have been monitoring as best we can from the outside,… Continue reading 2018: Breaking the seal