Monthly Archives: May 2016

I Need An Intervention

Since we last talked, I have acquired 2 more swarms.  Someone gave my name to Animal Control Services in a nearby town and they called one afternoon with a swarm of bees in a stack of pallets.   Dad and … Continue reading

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Making of a Queen

So how do bees make a queen? In my last post, I talked about splitting my big hive to make a smaller hive.  When I did the split, I left the queen in the big hive and now need the bees … Continue reading

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Bee Stuff

The warm(ish) winter and spring have really jump started the bee hives. I went into winter with 2 hives.  Both hives had ample honey stores and were strong going into winter but one didn’t survive.  I’m not sure why.  Many experienced … Continue reading

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