Past Hives

Picking Up The Package Bees

I’ll Have Three Boxes Of Bees Please! On Saturday morning Brian and I picked up three new packages of bees from a local bee supplier.  Every year he drives down in a truck to Georgia and watches as the bee packages are made, then loads them up one by one […]

Crocus Hive Check 4-13-12

Hive Check 4-13-12 This is an online version of my hive inspection notes.  More descriptive posts about this hive can be found on the Crocus Hive page. The weather has been seasonable and sunny with little rain and no snow melt making for dry spring conditions.  The bees have been […]

Crocus Hive Check 4-4-12

Hive Check 4-4-12 This is the online version of my hive inspection notes.  More descriptive posts about this hive can be found on the Crocus Hive page. It has been cold over the last week or so. I put the insulation back in the outer cover.  The bees have been […]

Crocus Hive Check 3-22-12

Hive Check 3-22-12 This is the online version of my hive inspection notes.  More descriptive posts about this hive can be found on the Crocus Hive page. The temperature has been unseasonable warm this winter and the last few weeks have felt like summer.  It was about 70 when I […]