Monthly Archives: April 2012
I was really hoping to be able to get into the hive today. The weather has been my most uncooperative friend and I am sure my little bees are not happy with with the overcast skies and chill in the … Continue reading
cleaning house means carrying debris up to 40 yards out of the hive!
Ongoing reliance on pesticides and herbicides has created serious implications for terrestrial and marine habitats. Many of us are aware of these implications and conscientious of the need to make changes. Today, the urgency for these changes became personal to … Continue reading
I was planning on checking my hive yesterday. It has been ten days since I opened it up to see if my queen had been accepted by the colony and released from her cage. If you are unfamiliar with how … Continue reading
The bees are “bee-coming” my new obsession. I have had them for 13 days now and my morning routine has incorporated a new daily “buzz” along with my cup of coffee. Listening to them waking up as the spring rays … Continue reading
Hiving my First Bees by Cynthia Brast San Juan Island, WA They’ve arrived! The bees came today – April 11, 2012, after shipping from Oroville, CA on April 9. I picked them up this morning at the … Continue reading