As I sit out next to the hive, enjoying the morning with my coffee and bees, I’m left asking myself, “why don’t I live like a bee?” Bees take life straight on and live it fully. They enter the world ready to work, to take up their job of caring for others and the hive,… Continue reading Thoughts From The Beehive: Living like a bee.
My husband and I recently installed Beetle Blasters into the hive. According to Wikipedia : The small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) is a beekeeping pest. It is endemic to sub-Saharan Africa, but has spread to many other locations, including North America, Australia, and the Philippines. The small hive beetle can be a destructive pest of honey… Continue reading Beekeeping: Beetle Blasters
We finally brought our bees home!! I’ve been apart of a bee mentorship since the beginning of the year and this past weekend it was time to bring the girls home. We transported them at night, after sealing up the hive with duct tape and straps. Everyone seemed to handle the trip well and by… Continue reading Bees: Sugar Water