Monthly Archives: April 2013

Lessons of All Kinds

So, yes, I did indeed swell up to the size of a salad plate around the sting to the part in my hair. Sunday morning my left eyebrow was swollen but later that day I started getting puffy under my … Continue reading

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Nine

Hmph.  Damn bees.  I was just wondering why you were bearding on the back of the hive so thickly today when it’s not even that hot out.  I was trying to figure out how to help you cool off or … Continue reading

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Sunny & Warm!

The high temperature was close to 80 today and the bees sure knew it!  Did you know that bees keep the inside of their hive at about 95 degrees?  Toasty!  But when you heat your house up to 95 degrees … Continue reading

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Back in the Beeyard

Monday night, I went back to the neighbor’s house to pick up the nuc hive that, hopefully, still held my swarm.  My neighbor was very kind about the whole thing although he did look a little nervous, said he’d been … Continue reading

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You Asked For It

My hive swarmed today!  Whoa.  I had no idea this was going to happen.  I gave them more room in the hive about a month ago, so I knew they were working on filling it up, but they were no where … Continue reading

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