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A most interesting thing I learned about today! This morning when I had a conversation with my friend/bee-mentor about my new queen, we digressed into talking about nectar sources for the bees. She mentioned that she’d read something about honey … Continue reading
If you read my last post, you know I discovered two queen cells in my hive and yesterday when I checked, they’d both been opened. Without actually “bee-ing” in the hive myself, I could only surmise that my colony had … Continue reading
I am trying to check my hive at least twice a week to monitor how things are going, especially after seeing the varroa mites since installing the second package of bees and new queen. The temperature here on the island … Continue reading
We had some sunshine for a few moments yesterday morning…and my bees were happy to be out enjoying the warmth!
Originally posted on Bugging You From Friday Harbor:
June 24, 2012 The sun is out today! We’ve had almost a whole month of gloomy weather that many on the island have dubbed the month “June-u-ary!” Perhaps the next few weeks…
I was having a morning where all I wanted was to crawl back in bed and start over. The sun wasn’t out…other “issues” looming over me…feeling rather glum like Eeyore in Winnie the Pooh! Well, I didn’t go back to … Continue reading