Swarm Flyer

Several folks have asked about posting a flyer for collecting swarms, here is the link to download a pdf file for you to use as you see fit.  As always, I reward swarm calls with a pound of honey, so keep your eyes open! Swarm flyer Download PDF Here  

Spring sweetness

It’s been a long winter and I decided it was time to warm up up a bit of honey and bottle it up. So if you are craving a taste of summer, let me know. $10 for a 1 pound bottle.

Feeding the bees

It hit 50 degrees today so Ethan and I popped open the hives and gave them some pollen for a protein boost today. I was a bit surprised to see they had found some pollen themselves!

Swarms!

Swarms are a bees way of creating a new hive.  A new queen is hatched and she takes off with about ten thousand of her closest friends and lands on a branch or wall.  The bees hang out while a few scouts look for a suitable place to call home.  They may hang out for…

Bees are flying

There may be snow on the ground, but the bees are stretching their wings today. Nice to see!