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