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Bee sure to vote!

I need to name my honey…be sure to vote on a name by clicking your choice!See window on right side of this page to vote.


Technology Review: Is a Virus Behind the Honeybee Plague?

Technology Review: Is a Virus Behind the Honeybee Plague?


Virus becomes new suspect in bee die-off – Science – MSNBC.com

Virus becomes new suspect in bee die-off – Science – MSNBC.com


60 lbs!

on Saturday, Tim and I visited my hives with the intention of “pulling” some honey, meaning, we would remove any frames that had capped honey. I was glad for this as the hive was getting a bit too tall for […]


hive update

My last check was on wed 8/15…I added another box to the good hive, bringing it to 6 boxes high. I officially need a ladder now to tend to this hive as the hive stand is about 12 inches off […]


Experiment in process

well, an experiment within the existing ‘beekeeping’ experiment for me… On saturday I went over to check the hives again, The “good”hive was still doing great, I only checked the top three boxes, the first two were mostly full of […]


Weekly hive check

Yesterday, Tim came over and checked my hives with me. See pics (courtesy his wife Leslie). Tim did alot of rearranging within the good hive. Basically he took some frames full of honey from the lower boxes and moved them […]


A bee’s life

here’s a picture showing the lifecycle of a bee. Click on it to see it up close. I particularly like the day 21 activities of..”clean cells and loaf”. This diagram was provided by Jerry Mixon, who also made my hive […]


A beekeeper’s job is never done

I am back to preparing more boxes and frames for expanding at least the good hive for now. I went to Tim’s on sunday since he has a workshop with a nailgun, etc. Together in a couple-three hours we were […]


Videos

These were from a hive visit on 7/19. Jin Lai (from work) is narrating and running the camera.The first hive was still booming, ready for another box.The second hive was still pitiful, few capped brood (worker bee), didnt see eggs […]