Tag: Bees Bearding

Bearding Bees Are Free To Bee

Why does this make me so nervous? I must bee suffering from swarm after shock. The bees are bearding again.  It’s an impressive sight.  Yet, the pit of my stomach turns every time I see it, after my package swarmed in June. I hope this will go away eventually, but […]

The Bees Are Bearding

The last time they did this, they swarmed. Bees sometimes beard at the entrance when the hive is too hot, but last night at 8 pm it was a balmy 62 degrees, not hot enough for bearding.   Even though the entrance was completely blocked, bees carrying pollen still managed […]