Winterization Of Honey Bees

Have you ever been curious about where bees go in the winter? Why do we never see bees flying during the winter season? All insects have different ways of handling …

Birth Of A Bee

The hives are growing! On Sunday, April 26, 2015 we observed the miraculous birth of a new bee being born into the hive. This was our fourth hive check and …

Hunt for the Queen!

Today was an exciting experience. Alex and I visited all three hives to check for the release of the queens. We are happy to report that all three queens were …

Active Bees

Today, we returned to each hive to remove the wooden packages and replace the 5 frames we removed during the hiving yesterday. It was incredible to see the bees active …

Hiving the Bees!

On March 31, 2015 we released our Italian bees into our Langstroth hives (on the Southwest Conservation Club’s property). Since the weather was under an average of 40F, our installation …