Beekeeping

Apr
23
2019 Package Installation Day

2019 Package Installation Day

Yesterday was 2019 package installation day!  I'm hard pressed to think of a better way to celebrate Earth Day.  We
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Apr
18

Bee Informed Partnership Annual Colony Loss Survey

For any fellow beeks out there that haven't seen the announcements, head over to the Bee Informed Partnership to fill
Feb
04
Bees in Winter

Bees in Winter

The weather hit 56 degrees in Northeast Ohio today and the ladies came out to clean up their dead and
Aug
06
Summer Sun Bathing

Summer Sun Bathing

Ladies were out this afternoon enjoying some summer sun. No comb in the honey super yet, but it was full
May
28
Second Brood Boxes

Second Brood Boxes

After installing about a month ago, it was time to add a second brood box and take off the feeders
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Apr
29
Install Day 2018

Install Day 2018

Despite some delays early in the day, I made it to Dalton to pick up my three packages of bees
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Mar
10
Hive Assembly Phase I

Hive Assembly Phase I

I picked up my hive components last weekend and the first phase of assembly is underway! I ordered enough pieces
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Mar
09
Smoker Practice

Smoker Practice

Keeping a smoker lit during hive inspections will hopefully make things easier. Being a new beekeeper, I realized I would
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