Shhh…Don’t Tell The Bees

It’s still January in Massachusetts. I admit it doesn’t feel that way when it’s 55 degrees outside.  The bees however are as happy as a bee can bee. Other Posts You May Enjoy: Bees On A Roof In A Hurricane Come On Irene Bees Are Not Claustrophobic Bring Out Yer […]

Ahhh Mites! Treating For Varroa Destructor

Those blood sucking, drone thirsting, parasitic, bee vampire creatures. See that reddish-purple circle on the back of my bee?  That’s a parasitic mite called Varroa destructor. It’s a nasty blood lusting, bee version of bedbugs and every hive in America is infested. These parasitic things suck the life out of […]

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 […]