The winter weather arrived early but didn’t stay around. We’ve had a snowless December with rain and warm weather days.
Tuesday September 19, Bees are out gathering food befor the hurricane weather comes up the coast of New England. We are hoping the rain & winds stay at bay around here.
We did some maintenance work in the hives today & Pulled a few frames. Slow going summer hopefully things will pick up before the cold weather is here!
Jun 5th 2017, we had a large swarm Yesterday on the fir tree next to the hives. Around 12:30 bees were noticed swarming around fir tree by 3:00pm all bees were gathered & relocated to the top bar hive I built over the winter break.
Been bizzy with spring clean-up but got a chance to install two more hives. This is to increase production to meet the demand of local honey.
It’s been very warm the last few days & the Bees have been out in search of Pollen. We also had a chance to build a Top-bar hive during the down-time that we plan to use for a split on a overpopulated hive this spring.
We’ve been going through a cold snap the last few days! The Bees are tucked away in the hive staying warm until warmer weather arrives & they can start the gathering process.