Category Archives: Bee yard
Another joint trip out to the apiary to pile on more boxes and reap the rewards of the blackberry flow. Removed the last of the sugar-water feeders. Finally! Looks like M2 is going to swarm soon. I could intervene, but … Continue reading
It appears summer is finally here, blackberries and all. Removed the feeders from most of the hives today.
Finally a nice sunny morning to go out and top off the feeders. With all the cold rainy weather they have used up their stores and need feeding. Looks like a couple of sunny days is about all we need … Continue reading
I arrived at the apiary at noon in a solid drizzle, but the sun broke out as soon as I suited up. As I entered the bee yard, I was startled by two mule deer, a female and a juvenile, … Continue reading
Hives are in and packages installed. 7 new colonies of bees at meadowbrook.
Landscape fabric and hog fuel are in. Time to start schlepping all the equipment over. Someone really got all of a Titleist 5. I found it on the road near the apiary.
The bear fence is in, and two empty hives got moved on site over the weekend. It’s a start.