A tale of 18 stings

A tale of 18 stings

What NOT to do in your bee yard Last evening, while working in the bee yard, I did something foolish—actually a series of foolish things—that provoked a bee attack that resulted in 18 stings to my knees, butt and thighs. And holy mother on toast and jam, did it ever...
Our honey is now available!

Our honey is now available!

Big week here at Serendipi-bee.ca, folks. As many of you know already, we completed our first extraction of the year and our little buzzies blessed us with a generous bounty. To celebrate their hard work, we are making Serendipibee honey available to people in the...
Crazy summer honey flow

Crazy summer honey flow

So it’s mid-July and the first major honey flow is starting to dry up. For about 4 weeks—from June 16 until now—our honeybees were bringing in ridiculous amounts of nectar. Just oodles and oodles. We could barely keep up. To add some context, Lauchie put a weight...
First inspection of 2018

First inspection of 2018

There is never a dull moment around here, folks. We had a beautiful, sunny day on Monday, so we took advantage of it to open up our hives for the season. Here is a recap of our first inspection. We weren’t expecting many surprises, but boy, were we wrong!  ...
Our bees survived the winter!

Our bees survived the winter!

Quick update, folks. We FINALLY had some nice weather this weekend and both hives are going gangbusters. That’s right, ladies and gents—both of our hives survived the winter! Let the spring time bee time fun commence! Boo‑yah! Happy dance! Waggles all around!  ...