Articles in category “Bees”

Bee Diary: 2018-06-07 - Into the hive, one last time

Bees amassing at the entrance to the hive

When I last went into the hive I was so nervous and excited I ended up forgetting to look for the things I wanted to look for. I don’t really want to go tearing into the hive and disturbing the house too frequently, but knowing I needed to look …

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Bee Diary - 2018-06-05

It has been a couple of days since I had made it out to the hive. The weather has been quite rainy as of late and that makes the trail quite muddy. In my absence the girls seem to have been carrying on, doing their thing. Today I visited around …

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Bee Diary: 2018-05-31

Harlan and I made a quick visit to the hive today. I was very proud that Harlan not only voluntarily came to the hive but also got within a meter of the hive to checkout what the bees looked like coming and going.

There was less of an ant highway …

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Bee Diary - 2018-05-30 - Venturing into the hive

Well…​ I’ve had better days. It has been three days since I had started my new colony and I was quite excited to see what was going on inside the confines of the box. Going out there I knew in my head what I wanted to look for: eggs …

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Bee Diary: 2018-05-28

Bee hiveEveryone seems happy at the new homestead. It was, however, raining off and on today so it seemed our new lodgers were mostly staying indoors.

I did remove the wedge that was propping the lid open and added a concrete block to the top which will hopefully keep everything together …

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Bee Diary: New Hive

BeeI’ve been toying with the idea of getting bees for a while but with all the moving about I’ve not considered it to be something that was feasible. Well, now that we’ve put down roots I felt that it was the right time to dive in. Thanks …

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