Hiving the Bees

It was 90 F today. April 16 and 90 degrees! Poor Boston Marathon runners.  Poor spinach seedlings. Poor beekeeper in her hot bee suit. The bees didn’t seem to mind it much, probably because until Saturday they were in Georgia, where they were bred.  I shook two packages. So glad I got it all done (assembling the frames, building the hive boxes, and some last minute painting). Now there are three:

DH took footage of the hiving (almost) from beginning to end:

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  1. Just trying to get caught up on some blog visits. I’ve been fascinated reading all your bee posts. I’m so glad it’s going better for you this year than last. From the looks of things, you’re planning quite an expansion.

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