First hive inspection reveals Squill is off to a good start! Three weeks after installing his bee package, Brian finally got to inspect his hive Squill. These bees took a while to warm up to the queen, so Brian was wondering if she was in there and laying or if […]
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Bee Package Installation – Don’t Forget The Cork!
Bee Package Installation In Brian’s Rooftop Hive Squill After I installed the bees into Willow, it was Brian’s turn to install his first package of honeybees. It was hard for me to stand back and let him do it, knowing the bees still make him nervous. One piece of advice […]
Bees On A Roof In A Hurricane
Bees On A Roof In A Hurricane And weathering the storm just fine. The girls were out flying in the storm, surfing the wind and dodging the rain. The oncoming hurricane didn’t seem to bother them at all. That’s no sprinkle they are flying through, it’s raining hard, yet these […]
Inspecting The Two Queen Hive System
And the flight of the bumble bee. Inspecting the hive in a two queen system is a bit complicated. It is similar to opening two beehives at the same time and leaving them both open while you work. It takes up more space then a normal hive inspection and makes […]