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
On July 12, 2017, we successfully re-queened Sunshine hive with a new Carnolian queen, Lola, courtesy the Ottawa Community Beekeepers (OCB).
Ever wondered "what’s the difference between a honeybee and a bumblebee?" It’s a valid question. There are several qualities these bees share as pollinators, but there are also some marked differences. In particular, bumblebees and honeybees differ in the way they...
This was interesting enough that we decided to post a short update on Sunshine hive's progress. What do you think of their handiwork? Those long peanut shaped things sticking out from the frame are queen cups...lots and lots and lots of...