This is the first I have seen her lay on the outside of the frame for weeks!
The day before the winter solstice, the bees became frenetic. I could hear them buzzing from the next room. I went and observed and I was unable to detect what could possibly be causing the disruption. Is the winter solstice really that exciting an event for a colony of bees? […]
On November 4, a single yellow jacket found it’s way into the hive. Chaos ensued!! […]
I have always wanted an observation hive. When I first started keeping bees, I was advised not to start with one as they are more difficult to keep thriving than a full size colony. Then, when I began to look at the cost of assembled observations hive, I pretty much […]