Feeding bees

Blue Pollen, Honeybees and Siberian Squill

My honeybees are now gathering beautiful blue pollen from Siberian Squill flowers. I first noticed this stunning steel-blue colored pollen during my hive inspection on March 22, 2012.  Honeybee after foraging honeybee was carrying full baskets of bright blue pollen and it was magnificent.  The blue pollen comes from an […]

So Many Bees, So Little Honey

There are layers and layers of bees on every frame, but where is all the honey? Those thoughts keep popping through my head as I dump another empty 50 lb bag of sugar in the trash.  I know we’ve had our problems, but come on girls, I thought you were […]