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My Bees Swarm – Spring 2016

The Bees Have Swarmed 2016 It was only a few days before the official start of spring; the grass and weeds had begun growing full speed. It was grass-cutting time. Besides, it was on my list of things to do. As I stepped off the back porch, I heard a big commotion happening in my adjacent … Continue reading

Moved my hive in a new sunny location

I did my research and learned that when moving the hive: 1) Wait until dusk or night time to ensure all bees have returned to the hive. 2) Move hive to desired location.  I used screened wire to cover the front entrance. Once I got it in place, I removed it. 3) Once at new … Continue reading

My First Real Hive Inspection!

Everything looks great inside.  I took off the hive top and bees were all on top of the inner cover.  As a new beekeeper, I really do not know if this is a good thing or not but the bees appeared to be okay. I will admit, I added  this top brood box too soon. … Continue reading