It’s a Wrap!

Okay, okay, I stole the title from my friend and fellow beek Kath – though her blog post title is “That’s a wrap” so technically it’s not the same. Anyhoo. This is what we woke up to this morning: and and The photograph above I call “Terrestrial.” …And so also I had been waiting for […]

Candy Board Mod

After a few warm days of observing the candy board supers on the hives, I started to suspect robbing in one (the one to the left). This one has Honey-Bee-Healthy in the candy, which might be the main tip-off to other bees that there are goodies to be had. The other hive, where I decided […]

Fruit, Veg, Eggs, Honey/Mead, and Books

Quickly. Made 25 pints of blueberry jam from Farmers Market berries and another batch from 5 quarts of berries Amie and I picked at a very locally IPM place with friends one thunderstormy afternoon. We came out of the field drenched but happy and surprised we had been picking for three hours. Our tribe will […]