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
It's -10 degrees outside and we've just had our first snow. We can't risk waiting any longer and we need to winterize our hives. By now, we can only hope they have what the need to hanker down for the winter and come out strong in the spring. Stay warm friends! https://youtu.be/OIZh6YONExc