Events in Spring 2020
Feeding pollen patties | Treat for varroa | Spring sugar feeding (if required) | Unwrapping hives
Stings to date
Swarms to date
Give me yummy local honey!
Tales from the hive
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...
We had a beautiful, sunny day on Monday, so we took advantage of the weather to open up our hives. Here is a recap of our first hive inspection of 2018. We didn’t expect any surprises, but boy, were we wrong!
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! ...