Tag Archives: Bees

Bees, Bees, Beautiful Bees

A few weeks ago a friend split one of his hives and gave us 5 frames of bees. He made sure to give us some comb that included some queen cells. Aren’t they beeeeutiful? Here I am installing them into … Continue reading

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Where In The World Are We?

Life continues to fly by whether we want it to or not. During the past five months, blogging has taken a backseat to so many other projects. I will try to catch you up to speed on some of these … Continue reading

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From Elation to Disappointment: Top Bar Hives

I was so excited to see the progress in one of my top bar hives when I checked them on June 26.  This particular TBH seemed to be doing amazingly well.  It was full of bees, they were making new … Continue reading

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My First Honeybee Cutout

Last Monday evening, I received a call from a local bee keeper who I have been learning more about bees from. He had been contacted by some local homeowners who had bees in the walls of their home. They wanted … Continue reading

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Top Bar Bee Hives

For quite some time I have wanted to start beekeeping.  The majority of my winter reading material has been on bees in preparation for this spring.  Shortly after we moved back to our family farm we discovered there is a … Continue reading

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